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    How long should your CV be? One or two sides of A4?
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    one is plenty... otherwise it becomes more of an autobiography.
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    It should be 2 pages but if you're inexperienced then it's better to have 1 good, concise page than 2 pages of irrelevant nonsense.
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    Max 2 pages. Whether you go for 1 or 2 pages, aim to fill the page (ie don't have it one and a half pages).
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    2 pages max.

    Keep in mind relevant information is more important than filling it up with useless jargon.
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    I try to keep mine at 1, however as I get more experience might chsnge it to 2. My dad hires a student every year and some of the CVs are ridiculous.
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    Hi...
    Before you prepare a CV it is very important to set you objective and the purpose. For example you may be applying for internships, may be you are a fresher and applying for the job for very first time or can be you are an experienced person and have been employed for good years but you want to look for better opportunities and thus updating your CV. So basically the first and foremost thing to be decided before writing a CV is whether you are making a CV or updating a CV.

    Now, If you are writing a CV - decide on the purpose to be solved

    Thirdly, if you are applying for internships or you are a complete fresher - One page CV is good to go. But make sure your CV should be interesting. It should clearly state your objective, your personal details, interest, achievements, etc.
    Now if you already have certain work exposure or you are an experienced person - your CV must have your work experiences and job description apart from the basic detail. In that case you CV may expand to 2 pages.

    Now this is true if your CV is too lengthy id will look like an autobio and you employer may loose interest in the same. Thus be technical highlight the important areas, highlight your achievements and leadership skills... I think its good to go!! Good luck!!
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    Try to write it so that it shows that you are the one for this position by adding experience in the sector that the position is in. (If that makes any sense)
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    How long should your CV be? One or two sides of A4?
    One side of A4.
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    Depends on the industry. Assume 2, however, finance in particular demands 1.
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    (Original post by Millymollymoo)
    How long should your CV be? One or two sides of A4?
    A CV should be 2 pages long. Of course if you are inexperienced, 1 page should be feasible and the content should also be concise and more to the point.
 
 
 
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