Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary! [EPISODE 38] #Podcast

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On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on something intriguing – “Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary!”

Many of you are wondering what do I mean by that – Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary! Yes, I mean it – Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary!

Do you have a CV or a Career Obituary? Listen to this podcast to find out. Click To Tweet

Many individuals make this mistake a lot when crafting their CV, they tend to add their entire career history on their CV as a result their CV becomes a dull and lifeless account of their career. Hence, instead of having a CV, they have what can be termed a career obituary!

On this episode, you would learn:

  • That the right mindset for writing a CV or résumé is that of a marketing mindset. You’re a product being sold to a potential employer and the goal of your résumé is to communicate what you can do.
  • That your CV or résumé is like a marketing commercial. It is a marketing tool because it is an employers’ first impression about you.
  • The two critical tips to adopt right away to make sure that your CV would not be a career obituary.

The first page of your CV is very key, so make sure you put your best selling point on it. Click To Tweet

Go ahead to download and listening to this week’s episode, happy listening 🙂

After listening, feel free to drop a comment or ask your career related question in the comment section below.

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Thank you for listening 🙂

Special Podcast Mention: Career & Employability Talk Episode 9 – CV Writing Tips for Job Seekers

Credit: Podcast sound track by BenSound.Com

Segun Akiode

Segun Akiode is a Chemical Engineer turned Strategic HR Professional. He is the Author of the fastest selling book "Corporate Misfit: Immutable Career Lessons for Fresh Graduates".

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