How to write a CV for developer jobs

Aoife Geary
Aoife Geary

Aoife Geary

Aoife Geary is an Irish journalist specialising in the areas of Workplace Culture, Diversity, Startups and Digital Trends. She’s fond of a burrito and even more fond of a bad pun. Aoife works with tech companies to build their brand and engage talent through storytelling.

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Writing a CV or filling out an online application can be a delicate art. Regardless of how impressive your experience and skills are, things can get lost in translation.

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With the world of work (and particularly the world of tech) constantly evolving, being able to self-promote is crucial to your success. When it comes to your CV, your skills, qualifications and experiences are key but so is your presentation; the chosen structure or layout, the use of language and your perceived tone.

Bear in mind that you’re not just addressing another developer or CTO but a number of HR professionals too. The HR team will be assessing your suitability to the role and company from a different perspective and taking into account things like your soft skills and whether you’ll be a cultural fit.

We spoke to Joe Drumgoole, Director of Developer Advocacy at MongoDB to get how advice on how to craft an effective CV for developer jobs.

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