Looking for your next role in the current climate can be tricky, so what can you do to stand out from the crowd? If you are struggling to know what to include in your CV, here at Blocktech MEP we thought we would give you some free information to help you help yourself.
What should my CV include?
Blocktech MEP converse with our partners, MEP and Construction firms, daily. They know what they want to see on a CV with specific information relating to these industries so here’s a quick rundown of what to include.
- Header with your name and contact information
- Professional Profile
- Education & Qualifications
- Professional Work Experience
- Additional Information – projects you have been involved in, and additional training.
Your professional profile is a snapshot about you and who you are made up of 3 or 4 lines. This is your chance to introduce yourself and pick out some key achievements in your CV. Remember to tailor this to the role you are applying for.
You could also use this section to list 5 or 6 bullet points of your core skills.
Education & Qualifications
Professional Qualifications and certifications held.
Keep it simple and list these in bullet points with one line for each starting with your most recent qualifications including the title and level of the qualifications, year of achievement and institution.
Professional Work Experience.
The most important section of your CV.
You should detail your latest job first. Include your job title, company name and dates worked there and include if it was a contract role if applicable.
Next detail your key responsibilities, successes and achievements at this role.
Here is a helpful section to detail any achievements or projects you have been proud to be involved in. Remember to think about the job you are applying for, what key skills can you include that the potential employer is looking for?