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Create your Europass CV
The Europass CV builder makes it easy to create your CV online. You can use it to apply for a job, education or training opportunities as well as volunteering.
The best-known CV format in Europe
The Europass CV is one of the best-known CV formats in Europe. It is easy-to-use and familiar to employers and education institutions.
You will first have to create your Europass profile with information on your education, training, work experience and skills. After you complete your Europass profile, you can create as many CVs as you want with just a few clicks. Just select which information you want to include, pick your favourite design and Europass will do the rest.
You can create, store and share CVs in 29 languages. You can download your Europass CV, store it in your Europass Library share it with employers, with EURES or other job boards.
How to create a good CV
Remember that your CV is your first opportunity to communicate your skills and experiences to a future employer. It is a snapshot of who you are, your skills, your educational background, work experiences and other achievements.
Highlight examples of your skills and experiences matching the job you are applying for. Pay close attention to the details published in the vacancy notice.
Make sure you update the ‘About Me’ section to highlight why you are the best person for the job. Do not include a full detailed history. Focus on facts and main points that match the job you have in mind.
Make sure your CV is easy to read. Use clear and simple language. Use strong verbs (e.g. ‘managed’, ‘developed’, ‘increased’).
Always list the most recent experience on the top followed by previous ones. In case of long gaps in working or learning, include an explanation.
Check for spelling and grammar mistakes, provide a professional e-mail address, and add a professional photograph of yourself.
Your Europass profile
Your Europass profile is the place to keep a record of all your skills, qualifications and experiences. If you keep your Europass profile up-to-date then you will always have all the information you need to create tailored CVs and job applications quickly.
Good luck with your applications!