IrishJobs Career Advice

CV Templates

Every successful job hunt starts with a great CV.

It’s a good idea to think of your CV as a sales brochure, its role is to “sell”  your skills and experience to employers.

Many job seekers are unsure where to start when it comes to writing a CV so we thought we’d help.

We have prepared 3 free CV templates. Each one is different. Which template should you choose? Well, that all depends on you and where you are in your career.

Just select the free CV template that is right for you, download it and start your job hunt.

Graduate CV template

Graduate CV

If you have just recently graduated then this could be the CV template for you.
A Graduate CV focuses on your qualifications but your CV still needs to convince an employer you have the skills to get the job done.

Changing job CV template

Changing Job CV Template

This CV template is what most people think of when they think of a CV. Known as chronological CV  it is a good format to show progression throughout your career. If you are changing job or going for a promotion this is the CV you should choose.

Changing career CV template

Changing Career CV Template

This CV template highlights transferable skills and knowledge. It is the best type of CV template to use if you are changing career or industry or if you are an experienced job seeker. It is often referred to as a skills based CV.

Helpful Keywords for Your CV

You are selling your skills to the employer so the language you use in your CV is important. We have collated key phrases and commonly sought competencies from the thousands of jobs advertised on We have also included good “selling” words that you can use in your CV to highlight your abilities.

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