Have you ever been out and about and found the perfect job opportunity on your smart phone? You wanted to apply for it there and then; but realised that your CV was at home on your laptop?
Did you know that there is a way that you can save your CV (or any other important files) onto your phone, for easy access when you need them most?
Create and save your CV as a .pdf file. This can be done easily on any word processing software, such as Microsoft Word. – When you are saving your CV, click PDF under the “save as type” option.
Once your CV has been saved as a PDF you need to do the following:
For Blackberry and Android Devices:
Email your CV to your own email address (that’s already set up on your phone), open the email and save your CV straight to your phone.
For an iPhone:
You need to upload your CV onto your phone.
On your computer do the following:
Open the folder where your CV (.pdf) file is located
“Drag and drop the file” into the “Books” option in your iTunes library.
Once the file is copied into your books, right click and then click on “Get info” – Change the name to something appropriate (remembering that everyone else will see this file name) and change the “author” to your own name.
Sync your iPhone (remembering to also make sure that it is syncing your “books”)
Your CV will now be accessible for you whenever you might need it.
You can attach it to applications, send it on email or even print it straight from your phone.