A CV (or resumé) is a living document. The way you described your skills and employment history five years ago is by no means the way you should do it now, and it’s generally accepted that it’s best to adjust your CV to suit whatever job you’re applying for.
Which is all well and good but how do you do that?
If you think your CV could use some sprucing, or if you need some help with writing a cover letter then get to Linwood Library during September and October for a free course run by tutors from Hagley Adult Literacy Centre.
Over the course of five weeks you will be armed with:
job search skills
an understanding of job search terminology
a CV tailored to your own experience and skills
a generic cover letter you can use as a template for future job applications.
Effective altruism requires a rigorously unsentimental view of charitable giving, urging that a substantial proportion of our money or time should be donated to the organisations that will do the most good with those resources …
11 September 1889
Cave and Māori artifacts discovered at Moncks Spur.
11 September 1928
Kingsford-Smith and his crew (Ulm, Litchfield and McWilliams) land at Wigram in “Southern Cross” after the first trans-Tasman flight. A crowd of 30,000, alerted by all-night radio broadcasts, had gathered at the airfield.
12 September 1910
G.W. Skellerup founds Para Rubber Company, New Zealand’s first retail rubber goods business at 175 Manchester Street. Christchurch soon became the centre of the rubber industry in New Zealand.
13 September 1877 Christchurch Girls High School (designed by Thomas Cane) opens on the corner of Hereford Street and Rolleston Avenue. The school moved to its present Cranmer Square site in 1881. The original school is now part of the Arts Centre. The Cranmer Square building was demolished in 2011.