How to Write Your Personal Profile
What should I write in my CV profile?
When it comes to writine your CV profile here is some advice to adhere to:
– The profile comes at the top of your CV that conveys your personal and professional characteristics.
– It conveys your individualism and should spark and interest in you as a candidate.
– It should be 5 to 10 lines in length
– Be written in third person.
– It’s best to write a long version first and then cut it back.
Please note, your Linkedin profile should be different. Click here for Linkedin profile writing advice.
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Here is a great example of good profile to put on a CV:
‘A dedicated and compassionate medical professional who specialises in spinal neurosurgery. Is able to demonstrate strong clinical expertise with proven ability to assess and investigate patient symptoms and make appropriate decisions on the treatment accordingly.
Committed to the field of research and development with the aim of improving standards of medical practice through the use of technological advances. A valuable member, and leader of successful mulch-disciplinary team who thrives in highly pressurised and challenging working environments.’
It’s important to make your personal profile unique and stand out from the crowd. Remember, recruiters will only look at your CV for 30 seconds to be sure to write something that grabs their attention! The personal profile is therefore a very important section of your CV.
We wish you the best of luck when writing your CV!
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