Making Job Opportunitys .

Cv

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A cv is a transaction of entering the industry . You need it when developing your sustainable practice .

What do employers want

I am looking to be self employed . My personal brand is what people say about you when your not in the room .

ALL MY WORK WILL FORM MY BRAND .

I need to demonstrate in my cv that I can do the job successfully . Show my passion and that I will love the job an employer will then know I will work hard and trust in me . Demonstrate that I will love it by showing my love for photography and all my projects etc in the cv . Show I Can be worked with and what am I bringing to the company , show the employer how if they don’t hire they will be making a mistake .

At the top we have the heading which is my personal details . I put my name , Professional email and mobile number together with links to my work .

My professional profile is a short punchy and positive statement . To ensure the employer or client gets a feel for the role and area of practice I am interested . It should also encourage them To read on . Avoid overblown unsupported superlatives eg like incredibly experienced . Demonstrate by the things I have how brilliant I am and where I am going in this world .

The best example is …A Ba Hons Photography student studying at Blackpool and the Fylde college . I am seeking work experience . My interest is blah blah …….aspects of photography . And working in blah blah . My final dissertation was on and deepened my knowledge and love of photography . I feel there is … and I can do this for photography .

The 4 A ‘ s

  • Activity set the scene
  • Aim what did you set out to achieve
  • Action what did you do to achieve this task
  • Achievement what was your outcome , good or bad .

 

Then after my personal statement I include my personal qualifications and Professional training . Do reverse chronological order concentrating on quals  and Proffessional training . Summarise GCSEs , Proffessional experience and individual or team projects , exhibitions , competitions , scholarships , study tours , proffessional development , publications , collaborations , zeens books etc . Also include a link to my personal website with a teaser . Creatives deal with the unknown so reflect this .

 

 

 

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