Feb 052015

The jobs market is very competitive – especially when the economy is struggling. Some people go to great lengths to attract the attention of potential employers. Rob and Neil talk about what makes a good CV. Listen to their conversation and learn some new vocabulary.



Vocabulary and definitions

CV (curriculum vitae) – document in which you list your work history, education, your interests and abilities
viral – video posted online which becomes popular very quickly
to stand out – to appear more than others in the same group
get your strengths across – make your abilities clear to somebody
confident – self-assure, believe in your own capacity to do things
modest – humble
concise – brief, give the information in few words
accurate – precise

6 Minute English – Does your CV shine? Transcript Video


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