Your Personal Profile on your CV is essential in today’s jobs market – you cannot submit your CV for a job without one.
When a potential employer receives an average of 50 CV’s today for 1 job, your Personal Profile can be the determining factor as to whether he/she will look at your CV in more detail, or not.
Employers use them as a guide to you!
Your Personal Profile is your one chance to highlight yourself and point out why you should be seriously considered for the job.
Your Personal Profile is your introduction to you – your chance to sell yourself, your chance to shine and stand out from the crowd.
Without one, the CV has no introduction and simply becomes a black and white list of your life.
Your Personal Profile should be one paragraph, approx 5 sentences outlining where you have come from and where you are going.
It can be used to sell yourself to a particular job and altered accordingly.
It can be used to rule out the competition.
It can be used to highlight your biggest achievements or used as a Sales ‘brag list’
These days, you cannot afford to have a CV without a Personal Profile at the top of it which takes minutes to draft but can alter your career path
A CV without a Personal Profile is like buying a new computer with no instructions!
So remember, you must have a Personal Profile on the top of your CV – do not send your CV anywhere without one.