You can expect to receive CVs (also called resumes in some countries) in two ways: in response to a job we have specifically advertised and speculative CVs. It's worth considering both.

Reviewing CVs for a specific job or advert

Before you publish a job advert, you'll have created a job description that should include a candidate or role profile. This should help you to evaluate a CV.

If there isn't a job description or person profile already, create a list or outline that spells out any selection criteria. This should include: