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    A year ago in my summer holidays I was bored and decided to create something for myself, it took about 2 months and ended up being really good. I decided to start my own business and put it for sale on a website just to see what happens.

    It did quite well, I was selling quite a few and realised I could make even more so developed more products (have 6 different products now) for a wider market.

    After a year trading I'm now at the point where I've set up a relevant service in London that accompany the nature of the product. I've already employed 5 other people (on a contractual basis) and it's been a great experience having to deal with people in a business manner.

    I'm only a uni student and this hasn't been a mindblowing business but I think it's done well and I'm earning about £7k/year out of it (okay it's not a lot for a business but it's a huge amount for me as a student).

    I would like to put this down on my CV as It's probably the most successful thing I've ever done so far. My question is, do I put it in the Experience section of my CV as I am the director of this company or do I put it in the interests/hobbies section because it is a small start up business relatively speaking.

    All advice is much appreciated, thanks.
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    You can do either, it depends on the balance of other information you have to put in those sections and how you think the activity might be viewed by the company you are applying to.
 
 
 
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