Get Hired! 34 CV Hacks That Really Work

When hiring for a role employers see hundreds if not thousands of CVs. It shouldn’t be any surprise to you that they don’t spend much time looking over each and every one of them. But is your CV is equipped for that kind of glance over? Or have you written a 5 page CV that covers every, single, detail of your education and employment history?

If you have then you are going to need to spend a lot of time cutting away at your CV. Filing it down so that it only contains the necessary details.

With a CV it’s about quality over quantity

Once you have done that you can focus on the little things that everyone else overlooks. And it’s often these smaller alterations that help your CV stand out.

If you have some spare time we have made a list of CV hacks that can make a big difference when it comes to getting your curriculum vitae seen.

How much time have you got?

5-10 Minutes


10-20 Minutes


20+ Minutes