22 Sep The Questions Your Candidates Should Ask Before Sending You Their CV
As a recruiter, you place a huge amount of faith in your candidates every time you submit their CV to a client. In fact every time you recommend a candidate, you are trusting them with your reputation, your credibility and even your livelihood. So, if you don’t want to spend hours editing CVs, ensure that your candidates are asking the following questions.
Does it look professional?
It goes without saying that you want your candidates to appear professional in the eyes of your clients, so their CVs must reflect this. A logical structure with clearly defined sections and bold headings are essential, as is a succinct writing style and wide vocabulary. And of course typos and grammar mistakes should definitely be eradicated before a CV is put in front of a client.
Does it create impact upon opening?
If you want to impress your clients, then your candidates’ CVs must create a big impact upon opening. Ensure that they include a punchy profile that sells their in-demand talents, and that it is heavily tailored to the role you are submitting them for. If you can’t instantly see that they are a good fit for the role, then the CV may need some tweaking.