Following on from our advice on how to put together a excellent CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to give you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his career in recruitment and sales and is looking for a similar opportunity:
6 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working life in sales and recruitment in Bath. I have become extremely knowledgeable in many areas of recruitment in Bath in addition to developing a strong ability to develop business and close sales. Having held several branch manager positions in Bath I am also experienced in staff management. I am keen to take on a new challenge in recruitment in Bath. I am very good with computers and find I adapt quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Date
QGR Recruitment, Bath
My key responsibilities in this challenging position include establishing relationships with Bath businesses, as well as organisations further afield, maintaining a good working knowledge of vacancies in Bath and recruitment in Bath and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of the team. Our major focus is Bath recruitment which I feel that I have aided by making sure that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to drastically increase our Bath business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to establish a relationship with Bath Borough Council / Avon County Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very efficiently.
2000 – 2006
KHM Recruitment, Bath
During my work here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Bath. 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. In addition established excellent relationships with Bath businesses in order to help with their temporary recruitment in Bath.
1998 – 2000
LGR Recruitment, Bath
I started as a trainee consultant and in only 2 years advanced to a senior consultant position. It was during my time here that I gained knowledge about recruitment in Bath and received a great amount 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
Senior Advertising Sales Executive
KXM Advertising, Bath
This was my first position after finishing my education and I began as a junior in their telesales department and advanced to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My main responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Bath businesses in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also assist my clients with ensuring that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
English Language – A
History – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Bath High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport