Remember: a CV is the highlights of your professional and academic experience - not your life story! We’ve put together a list of everything you shouldn’t include on there, to give you the best possible chance at wowing an employer right from the off.

If your CV is not up to scratch then your job search will suffer greatly. If your CV isn’t doing you any justice, try taking the following steps to improve it and boost your interview request rate.

Spending (what seems like) 48 hours a day crafting your perfect CV, choosing the nicest font, ensuring every work experience you’ve ever had is included and of course, mentioning how you’re a hard-working individual… Hold up!