Can your CV pass the 30 second test?

Your CV has 30 seconds to win you a job interview

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Employers and recruitment agencies are so busy nowadays that they're unlikely to spend more than 30 seconds reading your CV. They may have 100s of other CVs to read today, plus a multitude of other tasks to complete.

In this article, you'll learn how to ensure your CV passes the 30 second test and gets you the interviews you want.

1. Only apply for a job when you're a good match

2. Keep your CV short

3. Make the headings easy to find

4. Facts and figures get your CV noticed

5. Tell a consistent story throughout your CV

6. Tailor your CV to the job you have applied for

7. Only include relevant qualifications and training

8. Spelling and grammar are still vitally important

9. Always communicate information clearly

10. Your CV must sell you better than other CVs

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