CV’s exist for 2 reasons — for the employer to filter out employees, and for the employee to filter out employers.
Ignore the latter at your peril: it’s a platinum opportunity for anyone to pinpoint their ideal workplace.
Write a CV for the company you want to work at.
If they don’t like it, they’re not for you. That can be a tough pill to swallow. It’s like the girl you fancy telling you she’s not interested. And that’s fine. Better alone than in a tragic relationship.
So don’t write a shitty, monotone piece that you’ll throw at companies like a wet paper towel. Craft an elegant, unique letter for each company you apply to. Make it personal, spice it up, throw some emojis in there.
It’s a human on the other end reading this thing. Humans have emotions. Make them laugh, make them cry — make them feel.
And if you think I’m talking shit, here’s my CV I wrote recently. Whether you like it or not, it worked.