Your CV is your personal marketing document. A good CV gets you interviews. A poor CV gets rejected.
Conceptually you might understand this. On the other hand are you making it easy to reject your CV?
As many as 70% of CV's are rejected before ever being reviewed by a human being!
Are you making it easy for employers to reject your CV?
So how can you increase your chances of getting the interview invite when you submit your CV?
1. Aim for 2 to 3 pages max
Yes you might have had a long and successful career. On the other hand no employer is going to read pages and pages of information.
Aim for 2 or 3 pages max.
2.Tailor your CV for each role
One CV will not fit for every opportunity. It's vital to tailor your CV to focus on what the employer is looking for.
3. Run a spelling and grammar check
Most word processing packages have this built in.
You could also use the Hemingway App
Getting through the CV filtering process can be challenging. At the same time there are some simple things you can do to increase your chances of success.