As digital transformation continues to accelerate, organisations are looking for people who can keep their data and systems secure. Cyber has never been more important than in the modern climate, and it’s a requirement that isn’t going away any time soon. If you have the right skills, the key to getting yourself the right opportunies is having a great cyber security CV or resumé.
If you’re interested in applying for a role in cyber security, here are some top tips for improving your cyber security CV. Search our cyber jobs here.
Many of these tips will be relevant to jobseekers in any field. However, it’s no different when applying for a role in cyber security, so they’re worth remembering:
Of course, some of the above points won’t be applicable if you’re in a junior position or are searching for your first job in cyber security. Instead, here’s how you can demonstrate your aptitude to the reader, even if you haven't proven you've got cyber security skills in a previous role:
You can find more advice on writing your first tech CV here.
Although we mentioned above that a one-page CV is a myth, that doesn’t mean you should add things for the sake of it. Here are a few things to look out for:
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Recruiting Manager, Cyber Security Center, Hays US
Daniel has 15 years of experience in IT Staffing in both the UK and US, seven of which with Hays. He currently manages a team of 12 recruiters, specifically focused on placing Cyber Security talentacross North America.