A CV (also known as a Curriculum Vitae, or resume), is a written overview of your skills, education, and work experience. They may be used for a variety of reasons, however, the most common of these is to send to prospective employers when looking for a new job.
Writing CVs can be a difficult and time consuming part of finding a job, but it is essential to have a good CV as this is almost always the first step you need to take when applying for a job.
To make your life easier, we’ve provided a free CV template that you can use as a guide for writing your own CV. We’ve also outlined guidance on how to write and structure each section of your CV below.