Why is this important?

  • Your employment history is a very important part of your profile; it allows potential employers to easily and simply view your most up to date employment records.
  • It is often the very first section a manager with review when screening a profile, so if this is not complete it could be you will not be considered.
  • As well as the Job Title, Company and Dates - make sure you include a brief description of your duties whilst employed in each role, key achievements and an explanation for moving on, for example: 


My role was to manage exhibitions and sponsorship across a range of conferences and events.

My key achievements include: Developing a new client from scratch to be the company's biggest within 18 months.


Responsibilities included: 

 - Negotiating sponsorship packages with sponsors

 - Marketing events to sponsors

 - Liaising with venue staff and contractors to ensure sponsor requirements met

 - Successfully managing the sponsorship and exhibition at the 2012 Association of Colleges Annual Conference at the ICC

 - All associated administration telephones, emails, producing documentation, filing, updating spreadsheets, arranging meetings, diary management, etc.

 - Compiling post-conference feedback and billing sponsors