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A CV should be no longer than two pages

I didn't actually explicitly say this when I wrote the blog post but it's the most common piece of advice I've given since in addition to what I've written here, so adding this point.
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## You don't have to say everything!

I don't really need to read four pages listing every job you've had since 1999. What
I'm interested in is what you can do now. I want the current/most recent job,
I'm interested in is what you can do now.

Your CV should fit onto two pages. I want the current/most recent job,
maybe the one or two before that if you've not been at your current place for
very long, and if you do a lot of short contract work then
maybe a bit more. And then summarise the rest – you just want to show a natural progression.

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