By Bank Windhoek's Recruitment Manager, Chantelle Reid.
Firstly, you need to find a vacancy that matches your academic qualifications, experience, and interests. Then comes the critical part: drafting your Curriculum Vitae (CV), which will stand out amongst the hundreds, if not thousands, that usually end up on a recruiter's desk or inbox.
Curriculum Vitae is Latin and translated, which means 'course of life'. As such, it is a comprehensive document highlighting your professional and academic history. CVs typically include information such as work experience, achievements, scholarships, or grants you have earned, coursework completed, research projects, and publications of your work. An employer will ask you for this document when you apply for possible employment.
Below are a few hints and tips to help you draft your CV:
Several excellent websites can provide you with a free CV template that is both professional and modern. All you have to do to make sure your CV stands out is to find one that works for you. Remember, you only get one chance at a first impression.