Another important thing to remember then is that before you implement any advice you should weigh up the consequences, as sometimes these can be counterproductive. Advisers with little or no CV writing experience usually do not understand (or even consider) the knock-on effects of certain suggestions. So if you follow some advice willy-nilly you may end up with a CV that is e.g. too long, too cluttered, and too confusing to be effective when put in front of a real employer. < Previous Tip || Next Tip >
Paul Hichens, top UK CV specialist, head of leading firm CV Succeed, and author of the most pioneering CV book in decades, The One Page CV (published by top career sector publishers Pearson Education).