How to write a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Your Name


Phone Number

Email Address

LinkedIn Profile (Optional)

Objective (Optional)

You can include a brief objective statement that summarizes your career goals and what you hope to achieve with this CV. However, this section is often considered optional in modern CVs.

Example: Objective: An experienced project manager with a proven track record in leading cross-functional teams and delivering successful projects, seeking new opportunities to leverage my skills and expertise in a dynamic organization.

Summary (Optional)

A summary section provides a snapshot of your professional profile. It’s an opportunity to highlight your key qualifications, accomplishments, and areas of expertise.

Example: Summary: Accomplished marketing professional with over 7 years of experience in developing and executing successful marketing campaigns. Proficient in digital marketing strategies, market research, and team leadership. Track record of driving revenue growth and improving brand visibility.


List your educational qualifications in reverse chronological order, starting with the most recent degree. Include the institution, degree earned, major, graduation date, and any relevant honors or awards.


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) University of XYZ Major: Marketing Graduation Date: May 2019 Honors: Dean’s List

Work Experience

Detail your work experience in reverse chronological order, starting with your most recent job. For each position, include the company name, location, your job title, employment dates (start and end), and a list of responsibilities and achievements.


  • Marketing Manager ABC Company, Anytown, USA June 2019 – Present
    • Developed and executed comprehensive marketing strategies resulting in a 20% increase in annual revenue.
    • Led a team of 5 marketing professionals, overseeing campaign planning, budgeting, and execution.
    • Conducted market research to identify customer preferences and trends, resulting in the launch of two successful new product lines.


List your relevant skills, both hard (technical) and soft (interpersonal) skills. Be specific and provide examples if possible.


  • Technical Skills: Digital marketing, SEO, Google Analytics, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Soft Skills: Leadership, communication, problem-solving, teamwork

Certifications (if applicable)

Include any relevant certifications, courses, or licenses that enhance your qualifications.


  • Google Ads Certification
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Languages (if applicable)

List any languages you are proficient in and indicate your level of proficiency (e.g., fluent, intermediate).

References (Optional)

You can choose to include references or mention that they are available upon request. Be sure to obtain permission from your references before including their contact information.

Example: References available upon request.