Simply your name followed by the word or 'CV' or 'Curriculum Vitae'. Note that the word 'Resume' is used more in the USA.
Example : John Smith - CV
Five to seven high impact lines that describe you. Be assertive, confident and positive when you construct these key statements. Orientate the descriptions to the type of job you are seeking. If you have a serious relevant qualification include it as the final point as it will be noticed more.
Example: Experienced general manager with sales, marketing and customer service and people management skills
Do NOT list your career history, you’ll do that later on. Use bullet points description of your experience your capabilities. Make sure you tailor these simple statements to meet the requirements of the reader by ensuring the experience and strengths are relevant to the job description.
Employers like honest, eagerness, humbleness, integrity, enthusiasm, passion, determination, initiative, creativity, originality, organizational ability, planning, cost- management, people-skills, technical skill, prudence, and reliability. Again tailor the above according to the advertised job.
Example: Over XX years of experience in recruitment, logistics, human resources.
List your major achievements in each job you experienced. Refer to facts, figures and timescales using quantitative information, hard facts.
Example: As the human resources director with XYZ company, 30% reduction in recruitment cost was achieved under my direct leadership.
Now it is time to list you career history in BRIEF. Start with the most recent or current job and end with the first. Show starting and finishing years. Don’t worry much about the months unless it was less than a year. Show company name, city address. Write your job title.
Example: 1999-present XYZ as the General Manager.
Here list your full name (and short one if your have that), sex, address, phone number that you can ALWAYS be contacted on, email, date of birth, marital status, number of children and ages if applicable, driving license, education (school, college, university and dates), qualifications. State that your have references furnished upon request. Date the CV. (How to Find a Job in Australia)