This CV is an example of a CV suited to a school leaver or graduate. Something like this would be used to apply for a first full-time job.

This CV is tailored for an application to work as a receptionist.

Example CV:

Terry Bloggs

10 Main Street


C1 123

07777 888 999

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Central London College 2013-2015

A Level 2015

English B, ICT A, Business Studies B.

Queen Elizabeth School 2006-2013

GCSE 2013

Maths B, English A, English Lit B, Physics C, Chemistry C, Biology B, Spanish A, ICT A, Geography B, Art A.

Relevant Experience

Work Experience Placement- Introspect Media June 2013

During this two week placement I worked predominantly on reception. I answered and put through phone calls, greeted clients and did general administrative tasks such as filing, printing, typing and managing the post. This role taught me excellent communication skills. As the only person on reception I learnt to work independently and manage my time well.

Employment History

Waiter- Pizza Italiano June 2014- Feb 2015

In this role I served customers, made drinks and opened and shut down the restaurant. This taught me the importance of excellent customer service and how to work well in a large team; there were 8 other waiters. I also had to be more organised not to let my job interfere with my schoolwork.

Temporary Sales Assistant- Fashion Choices December 2013

I had to help customers, restock the store and work on the tills. Working in a different types of busy shops, during the Christmas period this helped me to hone my communication skills and taught me to work well under pressure.


  • ICT - Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office Packages, Basic, HTML, Social Media Platforms, Creation of Databases.

Hobbies and Interests

  • Theatre - I love drama and I was involved in all of my school’s plays.
  • Art - I enjoy painting, drawing and taking photographs in my spare time.


References available on request.


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