Following on from our advice on how to create a fantastic CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to give you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his working life in recruitment and sales and is looking for a new role:
9 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working career in sales and recruitment in Maidstone. I have become exceptionally knowledgeable in many areas of recruitment in Maidstone as well as developing a strong ability to increase business and close sales. Having held several branch manager roles in Maidstone I am also experienced in managing staff. I am keen to take on a new challenge in recruitment in Maidstone. I am excellent with computers and find I adapt quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Date
KET Recruitment, Maidstone
My main responsibilities in this challenging role include establishing relationships with Maidstone companies, as well as companies further afield, maintaining a great working knowledge of jobs in Maidstone and recruitment in Maidstone and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of the team. Our key focus is Maidstone recruitment which I feel that I have helped by ensuring that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to considerably improve our Maidstone business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to create a relationship with Maidstone Borough Council / Kent County Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very effectively.
2000 – 2006
KEK Recruitment, Maidstone
During my time here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Maidstone. I was responsible for a team of 6 ensuring they remained motivated and effective. I set achievable targets and a reward system to increase staff morale. I also established excellent relationships with Maidstone companies in order to aid with their temporary recruitment in Maidstone.
1998 – 2000
ODK Recruitment, Maidstone
I started as a trainee consultant and in just 2 years advanced to a senior consultant role. It was during my time here that I learnt about recruitment in Maidstone and undertook a great deal of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, management skills and sales. I was also consistently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Advertising Sales Executive
LXR Advertising, Maidstone
This was my first job after finishing school and I began as a junior in the telesales department and rose to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My key responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Maidstone businesses in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also help my clients with ensuring that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
Chemistry – A
History – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Maidstone High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport