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I want to see what format people send their CVs in cos it's constantly on my mind.
if an alternative hasn't been specified.
Unlike those losers flailing around aimlessly by scattergunning .docs into peoples' inboxes.
Seeing as any electronic device in the world can open a pdf it must be because they want to edit my CV, in which case get stuffed.
They'll probably be using windows explorer's search to "filter" "likely" CV's for certain jobs. You can't search for text in a number of pdf documents so easily, at all.
Of course this method is lazy and shit, but it is how they work.
Still not a definitive answer :(
aka a bunch of failhards who spend their lives on their computers. I guarantee you Word wins IRL by about 100000:1.
compared to How It's Made.
Doesn't make it right.
I use OpenOffice anyway. SICKBURN.
Winners use LibreOffice.
It's funny what statistics can show.
If they then ask for a doc then send them one. Simple. Although they will now hate you.
Of maybe 120 CVs sent in, I'd say it was around a 90/30 Word/PDF split.
...and what better way to confidently discard 2/3 of the applications for a job?
If you want to be a nerd, get your maths right.
Maybe he was implying Virago would keep the inevitable 10 Word CVs with a picture off the applicant on the front?
People who include pictures always have the best CVs with sections about their phobias, significant childhood events etc.
which was about half of them.
i like your hustle
bin 10% of them without looking". LOLOLOLOLOLOLetc
I'd not bother with GCSEs, and A-levels would probably be scratched if I was short of space.
Is that bad? I've got it small in light grey text though.
Make sure you put 'cover letter' in small light grey text at the top of your cover letters too.
An advisor at the jobcentre told me last week to swap work experience with education, so work experience is above education. I've done that, but he told me to change my GCSE bit to just say '10 GCSEs including Maths and Science' which I'm unsure about. Won't the people looking at it think I'm hiding something? I got some A's and an A* and it seems stupid to not show that off a bit. Dunno suppose they're only GCSEs and what do I know.
right beneath where I mention my 10m Backstroke certificate and Beaver achievement badges.
If you’ve got a degree, I’d simplify it as he suggests.
The most recent, and most relevant experience should be at the top, then the qualifications - again, with the most recent and relevant at the top.
(assuming you have real qualifications as well). Mine* just says pretty much what that guy told you; put "at grades A*-C" or "including 5 A*" or something if you're fussed.
*I don't actually have one, but the last time I did.
I'm gonna do that though, 10 GCSEs at grades A*-B.
I thought it looked alright how I had it
By the way just noticed something else he's told me to change. He thinks I should put highschool above college in the education bit!? What's he playing at. That's definitely not right.
and by jpeg I mean a picture of my cock with 'qualifications: PhD" written on it.
I'm currently unemployed.
My cock can't talk.