Finding a Job

CV Example 1 CV hints and tips Writing your first CV – the basics

CV Example 1

Karen Macdonald
25 Main Street, Anytown AT8 1AB
Tel:  01234 234567


Personal profile

I am a friendly, hardworking and creative school leaver with a strong interest in fashion. I have excellent communications skills, love working with people and enjoy being part of a team.

Skills and achievements              

Communication and customer service

Problem solving

Administration and IT

Team working

Creative thinking

Education and qualifications

 2014 - 2020      New Fields High School

Work Experience
Part time Customer Service Assistant - Quickbuy, Anytown – 22 February 2019 to present.
My duties include: serving at the cash registers, assisting customers at the customer service helpdesk, stocking shelves, helping customers find products and cashing up at close of business.

Hairdressing Work Experience Placement - A Cut Above, Anytown – September/October 2018.
I was on placement for one day a week over six weeks. My experience included: general salon upkeep, answering the phone and making appointments, dealing with clients and supporting the stylists.

I am passionate about fashion and enjoy making my own clothes. I love finding unusual vintage items in charity shops and vintage fairs. I love 50s hairstyles and practise on my friends. I buy fashion magazines and like creating mood boards. I love using Pinterest as it’s a great place to get new ideas. I enjoy most creative or craft activities, from knitting to photography.


Mr A Teacher
Principal Teacher of Pastoral Care
New Fields High School
Anytown AT8 2JM
Tel: 01234 345678

Mrs Steele, Salon Manager
A Cut Above
1 High Street
Anytown AS3 7LP
Tel: 01234 987654

Was this article useful?
Please help us improve Planit by rating this article.