Guide to Writing CV


We know that during this time of uncertainty your CV is your “shop window”. That said with a depressed work market, as a recruiter, we are receiving double the volume of suitably qualified candidates. Therefore, use this guide when crafting your CV.

Details to include:

  • Contact details
    • Provide your full name, correct contact phone number, and professional email address
      • Avoid inappropriate nicknames
  • Personal statement
    • Showcase your skills, your qualifications and the reason you are a great fit for the role
  • Flight Experience
    • Include details of your Licence Type, Flight hours on rank and type and total hours
  • Work history
    • Use a Chronological CV. If there are gaps, provide a brief but concise explanation
  • Education and training
    • Add relevant and latest achievements
  • References
    • Speak to your potential references before adding their details and include referees who can speak well of you and your professional career.

Key points when writing a CV:

  • Keep it short – 1 to 3 pages maximum
  • Reduce blank spaces and fill your CV with compelling content about your experience
  • Check your spelling and grammar.
  • Format the different sections in your CV clearly so that it is easy to read.
  • Use simple headings and bullet points.
  • Name your CV file appropriately

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