Example CV: The Chronological Approach
We have already looked at the merits of a chronological CV and here's an example:
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A highly experienced Trainer/Consultant with excellent communication and analytical skills.
2000 - Present Headway Consultants
Work successfully as part of a team providing a full range of training and consultancy services to mainly Blue Chip organisations.
Design and deliver courses including Recruitment and Selection, Managing Change, Total Quality Management and General Management Training.
Manage a number of projects from conception to completion, working to budgets of up to £400K and with up to 8 consultants.
1992 - 2000 Arpley Foods Ltd
Progressed to position of Assistant Personnel Manager in a factory employing 650 staff. My hands-on role involved all aspects of human resource management from recruitment through to redundancy. Introduced an Absenteeism Review
Panel which led to a 20% reduction in absenteeism levels within a year. Negotiated new working practices with the Trade Union which led to a 12% increase in production and a manpower reduction of 5%.
1991 - 1992 CPF Insurance Services
Worked in the claims department analysing and assessing client claims. Liaised between management and outside agencies.
1988 - 1991 Bradford University - BA (Hons) in Politics and Economics.
1988 Bury Grammar School - 3 'A' Levels in Economics, Politics and History.
1986 9 'O' Levels (including Maths and English)
2000 - Present Have received ongoing training with Headway Consultants Ltd in relation to customer care, personal development and strategic management.
2000 Gained Diploma in Training and Development (ITD).
1994 Attained my IPM qualification through open learning.
1994 Completed in-house Management Development programme with Arpley Foods Ltd.
1993 Interview and Selection Course with Saville and Holdsworth.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Date of Birth: 4 April 1970
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