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    I'm going to update my CV once the A-level results are released.

    Should I keep all of my GCSE results on there? It'll end up being a long list of results...

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    when i did mine i changed my gsce results to '11 gcse's grades a*-c' i think
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    I thought about doing that, but I worry that it sounds a bit wisy-woshy..if you get what I mean!
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    I thought about doing that, but I worry that it sounds a bit wisy-woshy..if you get what I mean!
    I'd say it would depend on the job and your exact grades.
    If, for example, you had done particularly well in subjects which were relevant to the job you were applying for and had a range of grades in your other subjects I'd put something like "10 GCSEs at grades A* - C including maths and physics at grade A*" (or whatever subjects it is you want to say you did well in).
    If it's just applying for work in a shop, I'd go with "10 GCSEs at grades A* - C" as, to be honest, they're not that interested in your academic studies in general!
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    (Original post by jimbobismad)
    I'm going to update my CV once the A-level results are released.

    Should I keep all of my GCSE results on there? It'll end up being a long list of results...

    Merci!
    I'd say keep them on there. I went for an interview yesterday and the GCSE grades seemed to be important, they photocopied my GCSE certificates, even though I've just done A levels but waiting for results. Its more important for some jobs than others, I think its important for something like accountancy, which I was interviewed about, maybe when I've got some experience, and accountancy qualifications I'll remove GCSE results, and just say how many.
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    (Original post by jimbobismad)
    I thought about doing that, but I worry that it sounds a bit wisy-woshy..if you get what I mean!
    It's not. Employers aren't going to go purely on what grades you got in GCSE french. They need to know you have a broad knowledge and can read and write! If they want to know more, they can ask.
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    I guess they would be more interested in higher qualifications - A2's and degrees etc
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    (Original post by jimbobismad)
    I guess they would be more interested in higher qualifications - A2's and degrees etc
    They will be, but most employers ask that you have English and Maths GCSE.

    It is accepted that 10 gcses (A-C) shows that you have those skills.
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    (Original post by jimbobismad)
    I guess they would be more interested in higher qualifications - A2's and degrees etc
    Yes. My parents only put the degree qualification without GCSE and A-levels (they had good grades), don't know why they didn't put it down. Since they only put the degree qualification down, they still got the job.

    Other people say that put the amount of GCSEs including this subject at grade X. or you could put 'including maths and english at grade X'.
 
 
 

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