Did you know… These templates and various other career management tools are available via the ‘Careers and Placement Support’ tab on Moodle? http://elearning.dbs.ie/login/index.php Sample Combination CV Name Address Email LinkedIn Url Telephone 2013 Formatting Tips: Use a calibri or arial font. 12pt. bold for headings/ 11pt. for all other text. Align all paragraphs and bullet points together. Save as a .doc Profile: [Insert status – ie current course title/ year/ study method] with experience in [insert sector/ skills or relevant key job functions/ skills/areas of responsibility]. Eg. ‘Hons. B.A student/ graduate in _________ with X years of experience in __________ roles or the ______ sector.’ Skills: [Bullet point list of key skills that are relevant to the role you are applying for] Professional Qualifications or Education History The Profile section can also be called Career Objective. Your opening statement may take time to perfect. Its aim is to give the reader an instant insight in to where you are at, what skills and expertise you are offering them. Qualification Title, Awarding Body, Year Graduated (if currently studying – insert ‘expected Month/ Year ) List of modules (if relevant) Academic Projects/ Accomplishments/ Achievements: [Insert any relevant info. here relating to projects you have done that is of interest to the reader – this space can also be used to highlight impressive grades, awards etc.] Career History Title/ Role, Employer, When-To List of 4/5 Key Responsibilities/ Duties Key Learning’s / Accomplishments/ Achievements: Title/ Role, Employer, When-To List of 4/5 Key Responsibilities/ Duties Key Learning’s / Accomplishments/ Achievements: CV Tip: When you are reflecting on a job function for purpose of a CV remember to compile ownership statements using action verbs. For an online list of action verbs and potential career skills to attach them to, click here. Additional Information: [Insert any additional training/ projects/ accomplishments that do not fit directly under any of the previous headings] This section is especially useful when you are highlighting skills gained through academic projects/ class group activities and/or assignments related to the role you are applying to. Hobbies and Interests: [Insert hobbies and interests] Consider filling this section with one sentence with each hobby/ interest separated by commas. References: Available on Request DBS Careers and Placement Team, 2013.
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