Contact Us | 01202 80 55 30

Example CV for people applying for jobs in Poole

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:

Curriculum Vitae

Edward Emerson

7 The Street


P0st C0de

01234 56789

Personal Statement

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.

Career History

2006 - Date

Branch Manager

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

Branch Manager

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

Senior Consultant

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

Poole College


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)

Additional Information

Full clean driving licence and own transport

Looking for jobs in Poole?

You've come to the right place..

Start your job search here

Careers Advice

We work with experts in and around our local area to provide useful information relating to careers advice - we hope you will find these articles to be helpful. You can view our news news archive here

photo shows man in a suit jumping in the air celebrating getting his new job

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 5 - Finding a New Job

Once your redundancy is dealt with and any retraining has been undertaken you will probably need to find a new job. This can seem daunting, particularly if you have not had to look for a new

read more
photo shows close of up a man's feet on a tightrope high above office buildings

Redundancy - Advice for Employers and Businesses

When we hear the word 'redundancy' it is natural to think of the impact that it will have on the person being made redundant with out regard for the difficulties inflicted upon the employer

read more
photo shows a blue piggy bank wearning glasses - he is providing financial advice to people facing redundancy

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 2 - Financial Advice

Do you know the tax implications of receiving a redundancy package and how to avoid paying unnecessary tax? If you are going to find yourself struggling financially do you know how to lessen

read more
photo shows positive image of a surfer - surfing life's trials and tribulations such as redundancy

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 1 - Knowing Your Rights

Do you know what redundancy package you are likely to receive? Do you know what the government stipulated minimum package is? As well as detailing the legal and financial aspects we will

read more
photo shows small plant overcoming advertisty and growing through a crack in hard ground

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 3 - Psychological Impact

Do you feel like you’ve lost your identity and can’t stop feeling negative? It is not only the practicalities of redundancy that need to be addressed. Redundancy can also have a massive

read more
photo shows dismayed candidate who hasnt had much luck in her career

Top 10 things not to do in a job interview

We've been asking local employers for tips on what to do in an interview – and, of course, what not to do! Here are our top 10 not to do in that all-important job interview.

read more
photo shows woman leaping whilst holding flowing coloured streamers out behind her - to give the impression of moving forwards through re training after being made redundant

Dealing with Redundancy - Part 4 - Retraining and Development

Have you thought about a new career or improving upon the skills you currently have? In this article we will offers tips and advice on increasing your 'employability' through courses and

read more
photo shows ladder reaching up to the sky - the career ladder

10 Steps to Creating Career Opportunities

It's too easy to start looking in the job section of the paper and applying for everything that has an attractive salary, car or any other perks, before falling into this trap, be really

read more

Poole Employment & Business News

When attending interviews it's always good to be up to date with what's happening in the local business and employment sector - we hope you'll find these selected news articles interesting

Part time Jobs in Poole

It can appear difficult to find a job that fits around your life commitments. We know that 9 to 5 from Monday to Friday will not be suitable everyone. In fact, statistics show that the number of people working in excess of 45 hours a week is in steady decline. It is not uncommon for people to need hours which fit around personal factors including childcare. If you’re hunting for a part time job in townname what are some common sectors to find flexible employment and how can sitename aid you in finding a part time job in townname? Common Part Time Jobs in Townname Part time jobs in townname are found in all sectors but experience has shown that certain sectors commonly display a greater number of flexible openings than others, particularly when you want a part time job with less experience required. Here are some sectors that we recommend that you might want to look at: Customer Services It is not uncommon for more

Nursing jobs in Poole

Nursing and care is one of the biggest industries in Poole with several hospitals and lots care homes and care organisations in this area. All of these establishments need staffing but how can you go about looking for the right more

What not to do in your Poole job interview

As well as preparing for what you should do when attending a job interview, whether it's a part time job in Poole or that fantastic next step on the career ladder, it is just as key more

Top 4 questions asked at job interviews for Poole job seekers

1. Describe your strengths It is almost guaranteed that on most Poole job interviews you will be asked what you think your strengths are (and sometimes what you think your weaknesses / 'development more

Interview Tips to help you get that perfect job in Poole

AllPooleJobs is specifically designed to help people find jobs in Poole or to find jobs in the area of Poole. With the recruitment market now more competitive than it more