Following on from our advice on how to create a excellent CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to bring you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his career in recruitment and sales and is looking for a similar opportunity:
1 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working life in sales and recruitment in Chichester. I have become very knowledgeable in all aspects of recruitment in Chichester in addition to developing a strong ability to develop business and close sales. Having had several branch manager roles in Chichester I am also experienced in managing staff. I am keen to take on a new challenge in recruitment in Chichester. I am excellent with computers and find I take quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Current
LEK Recruitment, Chichester
My key responsibilities in this challenging position include establishing relationships with Chichester businesses, as well as organisations further afield, maintaining an excellent working knowledge of jobs in Chichester and recruitment in Chichester and ensuring the smooth running of the branch through effective management of the team. Our major focus is Chichester recruitment which I feel that I have assisted by making sure that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to significantly increase our Chichester business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to establish a relationship with Chichester District Council / West Sussex County Council. We have been able to fill these public sector jobs very efficiently.
2000 – 2006
JHR Recruitment, Chichester
During my time here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Chichester. I was responsible for a team of 5 making sure they remained motivated and effective. I set achievable targets and a reward system to increase staff morale. In addition established excellent relationships with Chichester companies in order to assist with their temporary recruitment in Chichester.
1998 – 2000
KJK Recruitment, Chichester
I began as a trainee consultant and in only 2 years advanced to a senior consultant position. It was during my time here that I learnt about recruitment in Chichester and received a great deal of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, managing staff skills and sales. I was also frequently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Senior Advertising Sales Executive
OXK Advertising, Chichester
This was my first job after finishing my education and I began as a junior in their telesales department and rose to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My main responsibilities included maintaining relationships with Chichester companies in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also help my clients with making sure that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
Maths – A
History – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Chichester High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport