Jen David Jen David

Jen David has been writing CVs since 2010 and is the founder of CV Shed. She has worked with clients in numerous industries and at all stages of their careers, from students through to senior executives of global businesses. She loves producing polished, focused CVs that appeal to both human recruiters and applicant tracking systems, enabling her clients to take the next step in their careers. Jen has written numerous articles for publication on industry-leading job boards and has a book available on Amazon Kindle.

What should a CV look like?

How to write an executive CV in 2021 (with example)

The complete list of networking tips to help you build your network

How to negotiate a salary

When to follow up on a job application (and examples of how to do it)

What to do whilst waiting for your professional CV rewrite

5 tips to customise your CV for each application

How to list awards and achievements on your CV (+ examples)

LinkedIn 101: how to use LinkedIn for your job search

Should you disclose a disability on your job application?

How to explain a gap year on your CV

The ultimate guide to writing a CV in 2021

How to upload your CV to LinkedIn

Job-search tips for a crowded jobs market

How do you list your education on your CV?

What is the best font to use for a CV?

Why you should update your CV ‒ even when you're not job hunting

What are transferable skills? (+ examples for CV)

How to simplify your job search in 3 easy steps

How to write the perfect CV

How to list hobbies and interests on your CV

Why a professional CV writer can show you off (better than you can)

5 reasons a professional CV rewrite is worth it

You aren't entry level. Why is your CV?

5 job-search steps to shorten your hunt

Do creative job titles help me stand out ‒ or hurt my chances?

How to project confidence in a job interview (without sounding arrogant)

3 reasons your DIY CV is holding you back

3 ways a professionally written CV gives you a competitive edge

How do I know if my CV is working?

Why you shouldn't write your own CV

Be prepared: how to recession-proof your CV

Words and phrases to remove from your CV right away

How to put hard and soft skills on a CV

Why you should create a LinkedIn profile (and how to do it)

How to spring clean your CV in an afternoon

How to brag about yourself on your CV without sounding arrogant