• Use a clear, consistent structure with ‘active’ language such as achieve, lead, resolved, created, etc.
  • Use a maximum of 2 – 3 pages on A4 paper depending on the length of your relevant career
  • Use bullet points and not a narrative style to keep it concise and easy to follow
  • State your qualifications and education
  • List your most recent position, first highlighting your skills and achievements
  • Summarize your previous accountability and achievements
  • Show convincing results of your capability to solve problems, mention precise facts such as "I increased profit for the business area by 25% between Q1, 2014 and Q4, 2014"
  • Ensure the look and feel of your CV is impressive
  • Ensure that spelling and grammar are correct
  • Do not just cut and paste your duties, roles, etc. from one job to the next
  • Article: "What Makes a Good Resume?"