Have you ever wondered how does the format of your CV matter? Why do some employers give specific instructions with regards to CV format?
The reason being that the contents your CV are practically useless if they cannot be accessed by the employer. Choosing the right CV format is almost as important as writing the actual CV. Employers receive thousands of job applications for every advertisement that they post online. In such a scenario, if they are not able to open your CV due to compatibility or other issues, you can be assured that your CV will go into the trash. The employers do not have time to work around a way to open your CV as they have a bulk of other CVs to go through. So, while you might be home contemplating what is wrong with your CV’s content, the reason might be as simple as its format! Hence, it is important to read the recruiter’s instructions carefully and know which format they have requested.read more