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CV - First job example

CV example - Stephen

This CV highlights skills, strengths and personal qualities.
This approach can be useful when:

  • Applying for your first job
  • Returning to employment after a break
  • Your work history has gaps or you have made a lot of job changes

Stephen Jameson

11 Stone House Court
Porth
CF1 5SD
Telephone: 01995 387621
Mobile: 07800 0001111
Email: stevej @ examplemail .co.uk

Personal Profile

I have just left school, having gained several GCSEs and am hoping to work as a care assistant. I have very good communication skills which I have developed in school and in my part time job as a sales assistant. I am reliable, hard working and looking forward to starting work and learning new skills.

Skills

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good at keeping notes and records
  • Good IT skills
  • Good at working as part of a team – I am a member of my local rugby team
  • Excellent communication skills

Employment History

Sales Assistant, Saturday job – Porth Town Sports Shop, June 2012 to present day

  • Displaying stock
  • Dealing with customers
  • Taking payments including debit and credit card payments

Education/Qualifications

Newborough Comprehensive School – 2009-2014
GCSEs:
English Grade C
Welsh Grade C
History Grade D
Double Award Science Grade C/D
ASDAN Silver Award

School Work Experience

I completed two weeks work experience in a care home for the elderly. I was interested because my grandmother lives with us and I help with her care sometimes. I was able to help at meal times and by talking and playing games with some residents. I was also able to observe the work of the care assistants.

References

Available on request


Documents

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