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Frequently Asked Questions

Should I include a personal profile?

Answer:

A personal profile is an optional addition to your CV but a good covering letter usually does the job much better. Often a profile will be too broad and not give any unique information about the candidate so the space would be better used by expanding the sections about your skills and experience instead.

Occasionally you cannot submit a cover letter so you might want to include a profile to summarise your career goals, highlight relevant skills and pick out key achievements.