Following on from our advice on how to put together a excellent CV (CV Tips) we are delighted to bring you an example. Our fictitious CV writer has spent his working life in recruitment and sales and is looking for a similar position:
9 The Street
I am a dedicated, intelligent sales person and have spent my working life in sales and recruitment in Horsham. I have become exceptionally knowledgeable in most aspects of recruitment in Horsham in addition to developing a strong ability to develop business and close sales. Having had several branch manager positions in Horsham I am also experienced in staff management. I am keen to take on a new challenge in recruitment in Horsham. I am very good with computers and find I take quickly to any package presented to me.
2006 - Date
GHR Recruitment, Horsham
My key responsibilities in this challenging role include establishing relationships with Horsham companies, as well as companies further afield, maintaining a great working knowledge of vacancies in Horsham and recruitment in Horsham and ensuring the smooth running of my branch through effective management of my team. Our key focus is Horsham recruitment which I feel that I have assisted by ensuring that I attend local networking events and conferences. I have been able to considerably increase our Horsham business as well as business as a whole. My best achievement has been to create a relationship with Horsham District Council / West Sussex County Council. We were able to fill these public sector jobs very effectively.
2000 – 2006
PCT Recruitment, Horsham
During my work here we specialised in temporary recruitment in Horsham. I was responsible for a team of 9 ensuring they remained motivated and effective. I set achievable targets and a reward system to ensure staff morale. In addition established excellent relationships with Horsham businesses in order to aid with their temporary recruitment in Horsham.
1998 – 2000
XEK Recruitment, Horsham
I started as a trainee consultant and in only 2 years advanced to a senior consultant role. It was during my time here that I gained knowledge about recruitment in Horsham and undertook a great amount of training including the legal and regulatory aspects of recruitment, managing staff skills and sales. I was also frequently the top sales person for my branch.
1994 – 1998
Senior Advertising Sales Executive
LXR Advertising, Horsham
This was my first job after finishing school and I began as a junior in their telesales department and rose to the position of senior advertising sales executive. My key responsibilities included establishing relationships with Horsham businesses in order to receive their recruitment advertising. I would also help my clients with making sure that their recruitment advertising was effective.
1992 - 1994
English Literature – A
Theatre Studies – B
Sociology, French, German, Physics, Business Studies, Media Studies} - C
1988 - 1992
Horsham High School
10 A to C (including Maths, English and Double Science)
Full clean driving licence and own transport