How to build an impressive CV
Developing your CV may not be your idea of an exciting evening's entertainment, but it is essential for any job application. Kanchan Sharma tells you how to stay ahead of the pack
The first few years of medical school have flown by, and before you know it, it is your final year at medical school. Exams are looming, the pressure is mounting, and then, to compound matters, you have to apply for foundation jobs. This is probably the first time that you have ever needed to complete a medical CV or application form, and the last thing you want is to have nothing interesting to write. A CV should be able to grab a reader's interest sufficiently for them to call you for interview, or even offer you a job.
The key to building an impressive CV is to start as early as possible. It is far easier to rack up CV points as you go along rather than try and get them all in a rush, right at the last minute. So even if you are in your first year, it