CV Makeovers

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CV Checklist

The best medical CVs strike a balance between getting across your key details while also containing that extra element that makes you stand out. What that extra element actually looks like varies.

It could be an effective opening section that presents a vision of where you’d like to go instead of strictly where you are. It could be a CV that’s structured in a way that communicates an understanding of what matters most (while leaving out the fluff). The ultimate test lies in those moments when your CV is being evaluated by a recruiter. If there’s a strong mix of positive elements, at some point the recruiter’s review stops being about where you trained or what journals you’ve been published in and turns into curiosity about who you are. Click here to continue reading…