Deep Dives Level Up Newsletters Saved Articles Challenges

How to write a CV in 7 simple steps (with templates and writing tips)

By Harriet Piercy

Nov 23, 2020


The first thing your future employers see is probably one of the most important things. Many big companies don’t really have the time to sift through hundreds of CVs, which means they will automatically be drawn to the ones that tick all the boxes. One thing to think about before we start off is that your CV doesn’t necessarily have to be a statement piece. For example, a luminous yellow background colour or a CV the size of a wall, just to stand out, are usually very bad ideas. Employers are looking to find one essential information on your CV: whether you have the skills they need or not. Keep that in mind at all times. Then prove it.

Want to read more? Subscribe to Screen Shot Pro

Don't settle for less than the full story, get access to unlimited Deep Dives, Challenges, How Tos and more.

Start your £1 trial

Already a subscriber? Log in