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Describe the type of employment you are seeking - this may be a specific position such as “Financial Advisor” or simply an industry in general i.e. “finance/banking”.
It is important to let a potential employer know of your strengths and attributes. It isn’t always easy to ‘sell yourself’ (that’s our job) so think about your traits colleagues or friends would find in you … i.e. outstanding verbal and written communication skills, ability to acquire new skills in a timely manner, punctual, committed, team player, organised, trustworthy etc ...
CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS
Please list details of any relevant awards, achievements or commendations obtained. These may include formal awards such as “Salesperson of the Month” to which you received a certificate/bonus or informal achievements such as “increased sales by 30% in my first year, set-up and installed new computer system, successfully trained new staff, promoted from Sales Representative to Area Manager within 6 month period” etc … You will need to detail the date/year of your achievement and employer if applicable.
WORK RELATED SKILLS / COMPUTER LITERACY
Describe any transferable skills you possess that could be utilised in future employment i.e. advanced computer skills with experience using MS Office Suite, keyboard competency, other software knowledge, food handling and presentation, general / operations management including supervision of 120+ personnel at all levels etc …
RECENT WORK HISTORY
Please list details of the last or current position including dates (month and year you started and completed), company name & location e.g. May 1995 – Current: Director of D S & J & Associates, Endeavour Hills, Victoria. Please list the responsibilities of this role to the best of your ability. These will be improved and re-worded by us, e.g. daily operations of business, sourcing and servicing new and existing clients, financial management, meeting and exceeding sales targets, marketing and promotions …
Please list details of the previous position you held and provide information as described e.g. 1993 – 1995, Personal Assistant to National General Manager, Defence Force Credit Union, South Melbourne, Victoria.
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Third most recent and so on …
VOLUNTARY WORK (IF APPLICABLE)
Please detail voluntary or unpaid community work completed including dates, organisation, location and duties. Although it may be short term or considered ‘just helping out’ you may be surprised at how important the skills obtained are to a potential employer. E.g. 1988 – 1989, Red Cross Opportunity Shop, St Kilda, Victoria, Volunteer Sales Assistant. Duties: Counter and telephone sales, cash handling, register operation, pricing stock, merchandising, and maintaining store presentation …
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
In this section, please list any relevant associations that you are presently or have previously been a member of. Please include dates, position (i.e. member), organisation, location. E.g. 2002 - Current Member of Career Masters Institute, USA.
Please list any courses, diplomas or certificates completed. Detail date and full name of qualification e.g. 1998 – 2000 Completed Bachelor of Business Marketing at Monash University, Caulfield, Victoria.
Please list the highest level attained and year completed, also list name of school and location e.g. Completed Year 12 in 1990 at St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School, Warragul, Victoria. If completed in the last 5 years you may wish to list subjects completed.
INTERESTS & HOBBIES
Detail your hobbies, interests and activities undertaken outside working hours. E.g. Playing tennis, spending time with family, cooking Indian Cuisine, learning Japanese, travel, music, painting, art and craft, personal development, meditation, property investment …
Consider current or previous employers that may be contacted for verification of your work ethic and character. Please provide details of the persons who give consent for a future employer to contact - three referees are preferable. Include the name and title of the contact person, current employer, company address/location and telephone and/or e-mail. E.g. John Smith, General Manager, Bonlac Foods, 6th Floor, 121 Bridge Road, Richmond Vic 3121, Tel: 9429 7878 Email: email@example.com. If professional referees aren’t available, please list personal references i.e. long-term friend, Accountant, GP, Minister …