Having trouble even getting an interview for a graduate IT job?

Ok i lost my job about 3 months ago now under a stupid 90 day rule and the business said they couldn't afford me. I went to my employment agency afterwards and redid my CV etc. I handed out a few cold CVs to businesses and some of those businesses were really impressed with my CV but had no positions available. Plus a lot of other people have seen my CV and say its great and I even have an IT guy I know act as a mentor and he really likes it. The big problem is when I apply for an IT graduate job that has advertised I can't even get an interview. They just say there are candidates better qualified and have more experience. I know they are full of BS when they say that. I have an IT uni degree and 6 months IT work experience applying for jobs that require no experience. My CV is below. Anyone have any ideas why I keep getting turned down at the first step. CAREER OBJECTIVE To gain employment with a company or institution that offers me a consistently positive atmosphere to learn new technologies and implement them to add value to the business. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
 Employer:Vistic Limited Date:October 2010 – December 2010 (3 month contract) Title:Software Developer Description:Vistic Limited is a small IT consultancy business. Vistic uses a diverse range of technologies to meet its customers requirements. My role while I was there was as a .net Developer. Technologies used while there include SQL Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and 2010, Sharepoint 2007 and 2010. Operating Systems used include Windows 7, Windows XP via Virtual PC and Windows Server 2008 R2 via Virtual PC. 
Projects worked on included making an ASP .NET web application that would be used internally in a business to access data stored in SQL Server 2008. Sharepoint projects worked on included developing an Approval system for Hardware Requests. Another project involved in developing and maintaining a collection of sites for contractors to enter their daily work records where it awaits approval. Support was provided to the contractors. Employer:Treefish Ltd. Date:July 2010 – September 2010 Description:Unpaid IT work experience. Had exposure to Mac OS X and Linux. Mainly providing support for Mac OS X and a small amount of Windows XP. Employer: McDonalds Courtenay Central, Wellington 
Date: May 2008 – January 2010 Duties:Customer service, cash handling, EFTPOS, food preparation, food safety, inventory control. EDUCATION Victoria University of Wellington (2007 – 2010)
 Bachelor of Commerce and Administration 
 (Majors in Information Systems and E- commerce)

 Areas of Information Technology studied: Information Systems Management Database Management and Programming Web Design and Development Systems Analysis Telecommunications Project Management
 New Plymouth Boys High School (2002 – 2006) NCEA Level 1 (Economics, Maths, English, Spanish, Graphics) NCEA Level 2 (Accounting, Economics, Maths, English, Legal Studies) NCEA Level 3 (Accounting, Economics, Calculus, Statistics, English) COMPUTER SKILLS Operating systems used include: Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Server 2008 R2. Mac OS X (Snow Leopard) Linux (CentOS) Technologies used: Sharepoint 2007, 2010 and Sharepoint Designer Visual Studio 2005, 2008 and 2010 Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 SQL Server 2005 and 2008
 Programming languages used include: C# JavaScript Perl Other skills include: HTML CSS SQL REFERENCES Available on request.

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Employers don't like to read. Noone likes to read. Not even on applications... More
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Answered By: jamie_nash - 3/22/2011
I would suggest moving your "Technologies used" section somewhere to the top, possibly after "CAREER OBJECTIVE", maybe renaming it to Technical Skills. Also if you are looking for the software developer position I would suggest moving the C# to the top of the list instead of starting with Sharepoint. I found that... More
Answered By: sonya - 3/23/2011
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