Your CV is the first opportunity that you have to make your case to a recruiter telling them why you are suitable for the role for which you are applying. For this reason, your CV is a selling tool or advertisement and not just an account of your experience.
As a sales document, your CV must show the benefits of hiring you over other candidates and make it easy for a recruiter/client to see the specific advantages of hiring, or more specifically, buying your skills.
Especially in IT, we recommend use of a technical skills grid to ensure that your skills are clearly accessible.
The best CV will ensure that you stand out from other applicants, show what you can do for them and how you match what the recruiter is looking for.
See our example of a