Simple CV Template

We believe that everyone deserves a fair chance at securing employment. That's why we've created an easy-to-use CV template to help guide you through the process of creating a CV that highlights your strengths and makes a positive impression on potential employers. We understand that creating a CV can be challenging, especially when you're not sure what to include or don't have much experience. However, a well structured CV is an essential part of any job application process, as it helps employers understand your background, skills, and qualifications. Your CV is your opportunity to showcase your unique skills and experiences. While it might seem daunting at first, completing this template is an important step towards getting the right job. We hope you find this simple CV template helpful as you embark on your job search journey.

If you need support or guidance in creating your CV, we're here to help. Our team at Waltham Forest Jobs may be able to offer one-to-one advice and guidance to assist you in creating a CV that stands out. Don't hesitate to reach out to us for personalised support. We run walk in employment support sessions every Wednesday morning at: The Junction, 2-4 Cathall Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 4LF


What to include in each section of your CV:

[Contact Information]

This section should include your full name, email address, phone number, and home address (if needed).

[Objective or Summary]

Briefly introduce yourself and describe your career goals or the job you're looking for. Keep it concise and relevant to the position you're applying for. If you don't have much work experience, focus on your skills and motivation.


List your education, starting with your most recent qualification. Include the name of the institution, location, qualification earned, and the year of completion. You can also list any relevant coursework or certifications here.

[Work Experience]

List your work experience starting with your most recent job. If you have limited or no work experience, include any work placements, volunteer work, or relevant projects. For each position, include the job title, company name, location, and dates of employment. Briefly describe your responsibilities and accomplishments in bullet points.


List your relevant skills, such as computer software skills, language abilities, or industry-specific skills. Be specific and mention the level of proficiency for each skill (beginner, intermediate, advanced).

[Awards and Achievements]

Optional: Include any awards, certificates, or achievements relevant to the job you're applying for. These can be academic or professional recognitions.


You can list 2-3 professional references with their names, titles, relationship to you, and contact information. Alternatively, you can state "References available upon request."

Ready to apply for a job?

Visit our live jobs board to see the opportunities currently available. (Don't forget to have your CV ready to upload as part of any application process.)