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    Original CV removed.

    It needs to be edited but feel free to give any constructive advice/criticism on my CV - I have applied for work experience at some corporate law firms and I need to submit my CV by next week.

    Thanks in advance.

    EDIT: I have edited my CV after some helpful advice - http://rapidshare.com/files/439248056/CV_2011_TSR.docx
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    The layout is not right..... would you like me to fix it, seeing as I'm starting work experience at a law firm soon ;p
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    (Original post by Memo100)
    The layout is not right..... would you like me to fix it, seeing as I'm starting work experience at a law firm soon ;p
    I knew the layout was totally messed up - it would be great if you could do that! Where are you doing your work experience?

    I have done about a month's worth for some local firms but am looking for corporate law work experience with big firms. Thank you!
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    (Original post by Part A)
    I knew the layout was totally messed up - it would be great if you could do that! Where are you doing your work experience?

    I have done about a month's worth for some local firms but am looking for corporate law work experience with big firms. Thank you!
    Clifford chance, i had an interview there on wednesday and the lady was telling me about all the CVs she got from graduates and how rubbish they were lol she said she'll let me have a read one day ;p

    i'll fix and email it ok?
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    (Original post by Memo100)
    Clifford chance, i had an interview there on wednesday and the lady was telling me about all the CVs she got from graduates and how rubbish they were lol she said she'll let me have a read one day ;p

    i'll fix and email it ok?
    Yeah that'd be great thank you so much!

    and how did you get work experience at Clifford Chance? unless you're at university or have contacts? ! x
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    (Original post by Part A)
    Yeah that'd be great thank you so much!

    and how did you get work experience at Clifford Chance? unless you're at university or have contacts? ! x
    my brother use to work there but they only promised to meet me, obviously they thought i was good enough because if they didn't they wouldn't have risked it just to do my bro a favour
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    (Original post by Memo100)
    my brother use to work there but they only promised to meet me, obviously they thought i was good enough because if they didn't they wouldn't have risked it just to do my bro a favour
    Ah I thought it would be something like that. I've applied for some work placement scheme at a few corporate law firms but none as prestigious as CC. Would they accept applicants who don't have brothers working there do you reckon?
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    You could try the CV Help forum.
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    (Original post by Potally_Tissed)
    You could try the CV Help forum.
    I have
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    (Original post by Part A)
    Ah I thought it would be something like that. I've applied for some work placement scheme at a few corporate law firms but none as prestigious as CC. Would they accept applicants who don't have brothers working there do you reckon?
    All i can say is that your CV has to be the bees knees, do you have to email them with a cover letter? thats what i had to do. If not, do it anyway
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    (Original post by Memo100)
    All i can say is that your CV has to be the bees knees, do you have to email them with a cover letter? thats what i had to do. If not, do it anyway
    Hi, I know! What is your CV like?
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    (Original post by Part A)
    Hi, I know! What is your CV like?
    Its pretty awesome ;p lol i'm on a gap yr now so I'll get to add proper work experience to it, whereas before it was full of retail work
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    (Original post by Memo100)
    Its pretty awesome ;p lol i'm on a gap yr now so I'll get to add proper work experience to it, whereas before it was full of retail work

    Ah, I'm also thinking of doing a Gap year to boost my application! Where are you doing it? and thanks for your tips on my CV, editing it now!
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    (Original post by Part A)
    Ah, I'm also thinking of doing a Gap year to boost my application! Where are you doing it? and thanks for your tips on my CV, editing it now!
    Ur welcome, yh its a great idea, travel, work, earn money, hopefully it'll be a yr well spent
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    Taken out address for privacy but left email and phone number in? Lol
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    (Original post by Roflhahalol)
    Taken out address for privacy but left email and phone number in? Lol
    Haha, yep
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    Name, email and phone number left in?

    Excellent.
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    (Original post by ilickbatteries)
    Name, email and phone number left in?

    Excellent.
    New EDITED CV - http://www.2shared.com/file/l87GVxN7/CV_2011_TSR.html
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    Personal statement is too much.
    And thats coming from someone who has reviewed plenty of CVs for people on here..
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    (Original post by Roflhahalol)
    Personal statement is too much.
    And thats coming from someone who has reviewed plenty of CVs for people on here..
    Hmm, I might include it as part of my covering letter then. x
 
 
 
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