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A brief account of a person's education, qualifications, and previous occupations, typically sent with a job application.‘if you feel that you have these skills then please send us your CV’
- ‘I've been given help with my CV and picked up interview and phone skills.’
- ‘Visitors looking for a job are advised to bring copies of their CV and dress to impress.’
- ‘I have sent my CV to five other places and hopefully I will get something out of it - at the end of the day it is all experience.’
- ‘His C.V. contains a multitude of notable achievements.’
- ‘Go on, get writing that CV and you could end up with the job you've always wanted!’
- ‘Your CV is the one part of the job-seeking process over which you have total control.’
- ‘Requests for a photo along with the CV, though frowned upon by the Employment Service, have become common.’
- ‘Don't always trust CVs - always, always check references’
- ‘If you've been out of work and on benefits for five years, a quick session down the job centre and a new CV just isn't going to cut it.’
- ‘Use your time to prepare your CV and to research other vacancies.’
- ‘Note down the name of the companies that make the programmes you watch and send them your CV.’
- ‘Sarah gets hundreds of CVs a year from graduates desperate to break into event coordination.’
- ‘I had a meeting in Rome to which I took my photos and my CV.’
1970s: short for curriculum vitae.
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