Following on from our advice on how to write a excellent CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to bring you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his career in recruitment and sales and is looking for a new job:
8 The Street
I am a hardworking, intelligent sales person and have spent my working career in sales and recruitment in Worthing. I have become exceptionally knowledgeable in many areas of recruitment in Worthing in addition to developing a strong ability to increase business and close sales. Having had several branch manager positions in Worthing I am also experienced in managing staff. I am keen to embrace a new challenge in recruitment in Worthing. I am very good with computers and find I adapt quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Current
KRM Recruitment, Worthing
My key responsibilities in this challenging role include establishing relationships with Worthing companies, as well as businesses further afield, maintaining a good working knowledge of positions in Worthing and recruitment in Worthing and ensuring the smooth running of my branch through effective management of the team. Our main focus is Worthing recruitment which I feel that I have aided by ensuring that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to considerably increase our Worthing business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to create a relationship with Worthing Borough Council / West Sussex County Council. We were able to fill these public sector jobs very effectively.
2000 – 2006
LFK Recruitment, Worthing
During my time here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Worthing. I was responsible for a team of 5 ensuring they remained motivated and effective. I set achievable targets and a reward scheme to increase staff morale. I also established good relationships with Worthing companies in order to aid with their temporary recruitment in Worthing.
1998 – 2000
KJK Recruitment, Worthing
I started as a trainee consultant and in only 2 years advanced to a senior consultant role. It was during my time here that I gained knowledge about recruitment in Worthing and received a great deal of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, managing staff skills and sales. I was also consistently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Advertising Sales Executive
LXR Advertising, Worthing
This was my first position after finishing school and I started as a junior in their telesales department and rose to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My main responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Worthing businesses in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also help my clients with making sure that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
Maths – A
History – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Worthing High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport