Basic CV Template

This is a very basic CV template for people just out of school and looking for work.

Please replace all tags in the basic CV template, e.g. [address] with your own information:

[your name]
[city, state/province, zip code/postal code, country]
[phone number]
[e-mail address]


[One sentence or two on your career plans and objectives]

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE: (starting with current or most recent job)

[Dates (e.g. May, 2003 to Present)
Company Name, Location, Type of Business
Job Title, Brief description of position and duties]


[Date(s), Institution Name, Faculty, Location
Degree in Subject, Year Graduated
Information about thesis/dissertation, major courses, etc.]

References available upon request.

Check the spelling and grammar of your basic CV. Use the word processor's spell and grammar checker. If you are not confident of your ability to detect grammatical, punctuation and English or other language usage errors or if you need help in organizing your CV or cover letter send it to a professional for assistance.

Remember that your CV/resume must be targeted, scannable and generate hits. If you have a difficulty with your CV writing or resume writing instead of staring at a blank piece of paper, use CV samplesCV templates, resume samples and resume templates or:

Most recruiters expect to receive a cover letter together with your resume or CV.
So, prepare a cover letter convincing the reader why you are the best candidate for the interview.
If you have a difficulty with your cover letter writing use one of these:

Other Basic CV Template Info

To be successful in your country job search and getting jobs you want, you need prepare cover letter and CV or resume which you must email instantly to the prospective employers selected during a job search.

When you receive an invitation to the interview, you may apply for the visa and work permit. Then prepare yourself and take a look at dress code because how you dress is the one of the most important attribute in being hired.

Check the job interview do & don't, job interview tips and other job search skills pages. Find out why people are not hired for available jobs.

In addition, on international job search, visas, work permits, cover letter, CVs & resumes, job interviews and dress codes pages, you will find very useful tips for many different countries.

Good luck with your basic CV template!