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What kind of CV should I send for a bar job?

I have completed an application form for a part time job in a bar but they have requested a CV as well. My CV is quite long and detailed as I am doing a "career" job part time as well, this is just to supplement my earnings, as I have a small daughter (this is an evening job). Should I rewrite my CV and make it really short, much less detailed and bullet-pointy? Does anyone have any tips?

Asked By: Katie B - 9/14/2006
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Your CV or resume is a marketing tool not a life history. It should always and only be relevant to the position you are applying. So yes you need a different resume and it should list jobs you've had where you used skills you would need in a bar, such as any similar experience, customer service, sales, cash handling... More
Answered By: happysoulfulgirl - 9/14/2006
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I would submit it as is. Your potential employer will want to know all of your background and may be happy to have someone with a good head. It may balance any reluctance they may have about hiring a woman with a small child.
Answered By: caseofyou2003 - 9/14/2006
 
I run a bar and when i look at cv's i look for experience, if you have any, or if not required for the job or applicant doesnt have then i think it should be short and simple not 4 pages long. it should grab the attention and list relevant skills you have even if not in a bar, perhaps customer service
Answered By: alex c - 9/14/2006
 
No more than 2 pages; write it slanted at the employer rather than yourself (not too many I am's). State quickly how employing you will benefit them and mention any relevant experience. The first paragraph has to grab their attention so they read on. There are a lot of free web sites that help people to write CVs. Good... More
Answered By: gordonclark2004 - 9/14/2006
 
A CV is your advert for yourself, to get what you want, which is the job. Make it relevant only to the work in question... More
Answered By: ALAN Q - 9/14/2006
 
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