How To Write A Good CV in Nigeria

In this post, we will learn how to write a good cv, by definition, a Curriculum Vitae (CV) is a short description of your work and academic experiences. It gives an employer a sense of what you can do and what experience you have. Many people do wonder what should be included in a good CV, and here’s a simple checklist for you.


Why You Need a CV
The purpose of a CV is to get you in the door for an interview. Employers decide who to interview based on the CVs they receive for each job. The better your CV is, the more likely it is that you’ll get to interview for the job. This article will teach us how to write a good cv

Properties Of A Good Cv

1.Header:

your contact details( Name, phone numbers, email, link to portfolios)

2.Professional Summary: Brief of who you are, what you have been doing, what you can do.

3.Skills and competencies: All your soft and technical skills in bullet points.

4.Accomplishments (if any) Major relevant career accomplishments.

5.Work experience: All your relevant work experiences starting from the most recent. Here you also list out all your key contributions in the firm, use numbers where possible. Showcase value and achievement not just listing out generic job descriptions. If it’s a cure tent job, what you do must be captured in the present tense but if it’s a past job it must be in the past tense. Use action verbs.

Example:

Career Consultant: Ohmstech Nigeria Limited June 2020 to Date

• Advises over 50 job seekers daily to impact employability skills in them for ease of securing jobs and succeeding on the job.

• Aided over 100 job seekers to secure employment within 6 months, pressing the yearly set target.6. Volunteer Experience (Optional, mostly if relevant and if you are a fresher )

7. Education: Staring from the highest most relevant and recent. If it’s not a government job, your primary and secondary school is not even needed unless you are applying for a job that requires only SSCE and you wish to use SSCE for the application.

8. Professional Certifications /Training / Seminars (If any)

Do not put Referee (Always put Referee Available on request)

Remove things like;

Age

Marital Status

Date of birth

State of Orgin

LGA

You can get a sample Cv on request, we can also revamp your cv at N3,500 only. Send us an email or call 08066005078.

The Video Below explains how you can create a professional CV Step by Step

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