What is the best format for a CV/resume/cover letter in the IT world?

What is the best format for a CV/resume/cover letter in the IT world?

  • A one page resume
  • If it can’t be scan read in 7-15 seconds (time it) it’s too long
  • Kill the prose
  • Data, data, data please (numbers to match your achievements)
  • Focus upon achievements
  • Focus upon how you IMPROVED a company you worked in
  • No need to write in references
  • Please please make sure punctuation, grammar and layout are all up to scratch

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