Future Fridays: Essential CV tips

A high quality CV is essential when applying for jobs and helping you make steps to the next stage in your career. A simple, well-structured and well-written CV will highlight your employability and suitability for the job, and show you are worthy of an interview.

The first step when writing your CV in order to apply for a specific job is to carefully read the job description and research the employer. It is essential that you tailor your CV to demonstrate the skills, knowledge and attributes they are looking for.

Read this month’s Student Focus article in The Biochemist by for tips on writing an effective CV.

For more careers information, on topics such as placements and internships, post graduate study and job seeking strategies, see www.biochemistry.org/careers.


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