Following on from our advice on how to put together a excellent CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to show you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his career in recruitment and sales and is looking for a similar position:
7 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working life in sales and recruitment in Poole. I have become very knowledgeable in many areas of recruitment in Poole in addition to developing a strong ability to increase business and close sales. Having held several branch manager positions in Poole I am also experienced in managing staff. I am keen to embrace a new challenge in recruitment in Poole. I am very good with computers and find I take quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Date
QGR Recruitment, Poole
My key responsibilities in this challenging role include establishing relationships with Poole businesses, as well as organisations further afield, maintaining a good working knowledge of vacancies in Poole and recruitment in Poole and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of my team. Our major focus is Poole recruitment which I feel that I have aided by ensuring that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to drastically increase our Poole business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to establish a relationship with Poole Borough Council / Bournemouth Borough Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very efficiently.
2000 – 2006
ONP Recruitment, Poole
During my work here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Poole. I was responsible for a team of 6 making sure they remained motivated and effective. I put in place achievable targets and a reward scheme to increase staff morale. I also established excellent relationships with Poole businesses in order to aid with their temporary recruitment in Poole.
1998 – 2000
KJK Recruitment, Poole
I began as a trainee consultant and in only 2 years advanced to a senior consultant position. It was during my work here that I learnt about recruitment in Poole and undertook 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
OXP Advertising, Poole
This was my first job after leaving school and I began as a junior in the telesales department and rose to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My key responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Poole companies 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
Philosophy – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Poole High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport