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CV TEMPLATES - HOW DOES IT WORK? (ARTICLE BY MICHAEL)

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THE IDEA

The main idea behind CV Templates is to provide you with good, real, verified examples of Curricula Vitae (yes, that’s the plural form).

If you are browsing this website, I assume that what you need is a new CV and you probably need it fast. I can assure you that using a template is certainly a better idea than starting with an empty document. Why?

THE CHALLENGE

If you are starting from scratch, there are three stages to get through before your CV is ready:

  1. you need to choose the way you want to organize the information - you decide about the headings, font size, photo and solve dilemmas like ‘what to put on the left’ – the dates or maybe the name of school?;
  2. you fill the form with content, you think of all your experience and try to express it in nice, round phrases;
  3. final formatting which is usually an unexpected nightmare! You think you are almost finished, and than you spend another 2 hours putting the format right, moving one word, highlighting another, changing bold to italics and vice versa. You solve the dilemmas like: “Maybe I shall put more light between lines?” and “Use round or square bullets?”

CV TEMPLATES

CV Templates which you can get on this website will make all three steps much easier.
First – you just look through 24 examples and think which one you like. You pick this one and decide to work on it.

Second - this might be a surprise – you look again through all the templates in search of nice phrases and sentences which could be an inspiration for you. Sometimes it is worth looking through a CV from an entirely different branch in order to find a nice description of achievements or… hobby.

Third – there is almost no final formatting, because the text is already pre-formatted. So you only put your sentences in the place of exemplary text. No thinking about format, because it is already there!

What you get in CV4YOU Curriculum Vitae Templates Package is a pre-formatted CV with some nice exemplary content - which looks like a real person’s CV. It is not filled up with random text like “lorem ipsum dolor” or instructions “write your experience here”, which you might happen to come across elsewhere. It is a ready document, or rather 24 ready documents which make a good base for your own, unique CV.

CONCLUSION

Just think: wouldn’t it be a good idea to ask your experienced and successful friend to send you his CV, so you have a nice starting point with your own application? That is actually what most people do when they need to build their CV from scratch.

Well, here it’s like you asked 24 experienced friends from various branches to send you their CVs. You just choose the best one and build your CV upon it. If you want to be more creative - you can take nice formatting from here, the heading from there or change anything you want. It is much easier to do the work if you already have some base material.

Using this set of templates you will be able to focus mainly on content of your CV – and that is exactly what you should do. You can rely on us in terms of design and good first impression – we have already done the job for you and spent numerous hours on each CV to make it look eye-catching, professional and aesthetic.


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