Having a great cv is the key to getting over the first hurdle when it comes to any job application –  especially if its through a recruiter such as ourselves. Here are a few tips to ensure your CV not only stands out but also gives you the best opportunity to reach the next stage of a job application. Over the next few weeks we’ll bring you 10 small tips on how to make the most of your CV! 

7. Be thoughtful about explaining CV gaps

Don’t be afraid to have gaps in your CV – so long as you explain them! Sometimes circumstance mean we have CV gaps, if this is the case don’t be tempted to adjust leaving dates and so on to make it look like you had continuity, if we find the gap when checking you out then this can be an issue. Explain why you left roles and if they were genuine short term contracts. 

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