By: Sobhan Mohmand, Editorial manager Last updated: 2014
The Employment History (or career history, work experience) section of a CV is a crucial part of any CV and as its name suggests: it is all about your employment history and the jobs that you have previously worked in.
Your employment history should tell the potential employer in a quick glance…
The employment section can contain details of any type of jobs that you’ve held:
For each of the jobs that you have listed down you should also write down:
Once you have listed all your jobs that you have done so far in your career, some of you might come to realise that they are more than just a handful of permanent or full-time jobs that you can list down on your CV.
In this case, you may want to skip the less-significant jobs from the following categories:
Once you have done that you simply add a single line stating:
|1983 – 1995||Various jobs||Engineering and Retail (sectors)|
If you’ve got absolutely no work experience, then we recommend you to do some voluntary work before you apply for paid jobs. This will save you a lot of time and effort in the long-run.