The Fashion CV Advice I’ve Been Given

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All throughout sixth form, university and my working life, I’ve been given millions of pieces of advice when it comes to writing the perfect CV. A lot of it was contradictory, and sometimes I get confused about what to include and what to leave out.

However, during the recent Retail Appointment Live event, I received some really useful help with my CV, and left me thinking that it’s actually very simple. Here’s some of the advice I picked up from retail recruitment agencies:

  1. Keep it basic – short sentences with simple language
  2. Use key words, like accuracy, time management and organisation – but don’t go overboard and make sure it still make sense!
  3. Quantify things – instead of ‘used photoshop’ say ‘used photoshop daily’, and include any impressive figures e.g. sales
  4. Focus on achievements in each job, rather than lists of duties
  5. Put job titles in bold or make them…

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