If you are looking to polish your CV in order to increase the chances of getting your dream job in Internet marketing, then these tips will really come in handy.

Here’s a list of what you need to include.

1. Personal Information

This should include your name, address, salary expectation as well as the notice period.

2. Personal Profile

This ought to be a brief paragraph that contains your softer skills. Keep in mind that it should be targeted towards the position that you’re applying for.

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3. Career History and Skills

When it comes to career history, it should be in chronological order, beginning with the most recent position. Don’t copy-paste the job specification in your most recent role as recruiters easily pick up on this one. Use it as a guide instead.

4. Technical Skills

Make sure that you include systems, languages and projects that are relevant to the position that you have been in. Also, make sure that your technical skills are quantifiable by including things like timelines, percentages and figures. These help the recruiters visualize your success.

5. Education

This should again be arranged in a chronological manner, beginning with the most relevant qualifications. If relevant to the position, highlight your dissertation- although this is mostly for graduates.

6. Interests

This is one of the ways you set yourself apart from the crowd. Avoid saying things like playing football, socializing with friends and going to the movies and instead which team you play for, films that you enjoy and where you like going. Impressive interests always help you stand out, such as rock climbing, sword swallowing, and the like. However, you should never lie as it might put your career on jeopardy down the line.

Posted by Wendy Dessler

Wendy is a super connector who helps businesses find their audience online through outreach, partnerships and networking. She frequently writes about the latest advancements in digital marketing and focuses her efforts on developing customized marketing plans depending on the industry and competition.

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