IT Consultant – Tutorial

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Welcome to Sprint CV,

Sprint CV is a new innovative platform that will help you describe all the details of your career and enable you to transform your data in amazing IT CVs highlighting all your IT skills, all this will be done with a push of a button.

We built this tutorial in order to help you to understand all the features of Sprint CV, we will continuously improve the tutorial with more tips on how to improve your CV.

Sections:

Wizard

Home page

My Team

My account

Wizard – Personal details

sprintcv IT consultant CV tutorial wizard personal details example

Please describe the following personal details that provide relevant information for the recruiter:

  1. Name
  2. Surname
  3. Gender
  4. Phone
  5. Nationality – if more than one, please select the most relevant
  6. Date of birth
  7. Country of residence
  8. City of residence
  9. End date of high school (this information is requested in CV templates like DIGIT-TM or ITS14).
  10. Driving License – if you are entitled to drive a Car (B), and or a Moto (A). This is requested by the Europass CV template.
  11. Links of your social media profiles like LinkedIn, GitHub, and your personal website or blog, if applicable

About your current contract

12. Contract type – select between Permanent, Non-permanent, Freelancer (used in templates like DIGIT-TM and ITS14). In case you are currently unemployed, we advise you to select Freelancer, since it is always better seen to be a freelancer than an unemployed.

13. Company name, in case you don’t work with any specific company, includes your name plus the fiscal number.

The information will only be saved, when you click on the button Save and Next.

All the fields marked with a *, mean that they are mandatory to be filled.

Wizard – Educational details

This section is divided into two groups: Education and Languages

Educational

sprintcv IT consultant CV tutorial wizard educational details education example

On this group, please include information about higher education degrees.

  1. Degree – Choose between Bachelor, Licentiate, Master, and Ph.D. Executive education (eg. Post graduations) should be included in the following section – Training Details
  2. Degree # of academic years – State the official number of years of that specific degree (eg if a 3-year degree took you 4 years to complete, please choose number 3)
  3. Course name
  4. Course institution
  5. Course Start date
  6. Course still going, in case the course is still ongoing, please check this check box
  7. End date (if applicable)
  8. Final Grade – Include your final score and a maximum score (eg. 17/20, 8/10, 80/100)
  9. Course description and main projects – Add details of your degree, like assignments and projects. Everything you consider relevant for the recruiter to know you better.

Add as many Degrees as needed by clicking on the button “Add Education” (marker 10).

You can delete an inserted Education by clicking on the cross button (marker 11).

All the fields marked with a *, mean that they are mandatory to be filled.

The information will only be saved when you click on the button Save and Next of the next screen (Language details).

Language details

sprintcv IT consultant CV tutorial wizard educational details language example

Add all the languages you are able to speak, write and understand. On each language describe your written, spoken and understanding level.

  1. Language name
  2. Language written level
  3. Language spoken level
  4. Language understanding level

5 levels available:

  • Elementary – Minimum knowledge of a language. Eg. greet someone, order something basic. Until A2 equivalent on the Europass scale.
  • Limited working – When you can interact with other people but it is very hard to have a conversation. B1 equivalent on the Europass scale.
  • Professional working – When you can maintain a conversation and easily interact with your other people, but you need to improve and make a big effort to speak in public. C1 equivalent on the Europass scale.
  • Full professional – When you can do presentations and to discuss every detail. C2 equivalent on the Europass scale.
  • Native or bilingual – When it is your mother tongue or you can speak with a native speaker in any environment (social and professional).

If you wish to know more details on the Europass scale, please visit their official website. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Add as many languages as needed by clicking on the button “Add Language” (marker 5).

You can delete an inserted Language by clicking on the cross button (marker 6).

The information will only be saved, when you click on the button Save and Next.

Wizard – Training details

Sprint CV CV Generator Tool training details for the IT consultant

In this section add all the certifications, workshops, executive education (eg. post graduations).

  1. Training name
  2. Type of training (Course, certification, executive education, attendance, workshop)
  3. Training institution
  4. Exam or certification, if you had a final exam and/or a certificate of completion.
  5. Singe day training checkbox, in case the training was completed in a single day, for example, you took an online exam to pass a certification, please check this check box
  6. Start date
  7. End date (if applicable)
  8. Final grade (if applicable), include your final score and a maximum score (eg. 17/20, 8/10, 80/100)

Add as many training and extra education as needed by clicking on the button “Add Training” (marker 9).

You can delete an inserted Training by clicking on the cross button (marker 10).

The information will only be saved, when you click on the button Save and Next.

All the fields marked with a *, mean that they are mandatory to be filled.

Wizard – Professional experience

Professional experience of the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV Management tool for the IT industry

This section is considered the most important part of your CV, where you will describe all the projects you have worked on during your career and how skilled you are.

Include IT related projects and others that are relevant to be shown about you – other professional experience, academic life, side projects, volunteering, etc.

Here you will be able to:

  1. Add a professional experience.
  2. Import professional experience from an existing CV- You can import a pre-existing CV in Microsoft Word format in the following templates: Europass, DIGIT-TM, ITS-14, STIS4
  3. Edit a professional experience.
  4. Copy an existing professional experience, a copy of the selected project, this will avoid rewriting the same information again, you will only have to change what has changed.
  5. Delete a professional experience.

Wizard – Professional experience – Add a new professional experience

To simplify the process of describing a professional experience, we have split the process into four steps:

  • Project overview
  • Project Details
  • Role details
  • Skills details

Project overview

Project overview of the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

    1. Project name –  Giving a name to the project is always important. It can be the name of the software, the consulting project or every other name that describes what you worked on
    2. Job title
    3. Client, the name of the client you worked for (if applicable)
    4. Client department (if applicable)
    5. EC Intramuros – Select if you work(ed) for the European Commission and European Institutions. To be used in DIGIT-TM and ITS14 templates that summarize the Intramuros experience.
    6. Rate the overall experience with the client, if you had a good interaction with the client and the business units – From zero to five stars
    7. Project start date
    8. Project still going, in case the project is still ongoing, please check this check box
    9. End date (if applicable)
    10. Main achievements – Describe your contribution to the project, how successful was the project and its impact (eg. we improved a process in 1000% or we delivered a very complex project)

Project details

Project details of the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

    • Team size – The number of persons involved in the project, by default is 1, just you.
    • Contract type- Full-time project, part-time, volunteering, personal or academic project. This field will be used to calculate your professional experience in case of overlap.
    • Country Project location – If the project happens in more than one country, include the most relevant
    • City Project location – If the project happens in more than one country, include the most relevant
    • Company / Employer name
    • Project Industry – Every project addresses to one specific industry that is not necessarily IT (eg. Energy, Telecom, Defense, HR)
    • Type of contract with your employer, if you were Freelancer, Non-permanent or permanent.
    • Project type:
      • Consulting project: a team of consultants delivering a solution to a client
      • Outsourcing project: when you are outsourced to another company that needs to deliver a solution to a client
      • Internal project: an internal project of your company and/or client.
    • Project overview – Describe the big picture of the project and its mission

Role Details

Role details for the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

In this section, describe the role you performed and the time you spent.

  1. Add Role, add all the roles you had during the project
  2. Delete Role, click on the bin icon to delete the desired role
  3. Roles description, describe the roles and responsibilities that you had in the project.

Note: You should describe all the roles you had during the project. Eg. your main role was as a Developer, but you also performed tasks of Analyst, Team Leader, Trainer – include all this information since it will be aggregated in an automated summary

Skill Details

Skill details of the IT consultant - Sprint CV - Create a CV online, in an automated and intuitive way.

In this section, describe your skills and the time spent using it.

  1. Add Skills, all the skills, technologies, frameworks, methodologies used to perform a project and the time you spent using them.
  2. Delete Skill, click on the bin icon to delete the desired skill

Notes:

  • Add all the skills, technologies, frameworks, methodologies used to perform a project and the time you spent using them.
  • Sometimes a technology that you used can unblock a job opportunity
  • This information will be aggregated in an automated summary

The information will only be saved when you click on the button Save and Next (marker 3).

All the fields marked with a *, mean that they are mandatory to be filled.

Wizard – Skills & Evaluation

In this section, you will give your auto-evaluation on your skills, roles and write a small summary about you.

Skills

sprintcv consultant tutorial wizard summary evaluation skills example

After describing your professional experience, Sprint CV aggregates your skills information that is updated monthly based on your ongoing projects. Here you should give your auto-evaluation.

You can sort the skills by:.

  1. Name
  2. Months
  3. Competence
  4. Ad-hoc, by dragging and drop the selected skill
  5. Top 10, the order selected will be the order used to display the skills on the CV, in many CV templates like (Sprint CV, DIGIT-TM, ITS-14) it is given a special attention to the top 10, so please make sure that the top 10 have the skills that you want to highlight.

Roles

sprintcv consultant tutorial wizard-summary evaluation roles example

After describing your professional experience, Sprint CV aggregates your roles information that is updated monthly based on your ongoing projects. Here you should give your auto-evaluation.

You can sort the roles by Name, Months or Competence.

CV Summary

IT consultant's CV summary - Sprint CV - CVs done right, right away.

CV summary is the last step of the wizard. Please describe you and what drives you information about you and your career, including the following topics:

  1. CV summary – write a brief description of yourself, what drives you, professional experience and other relevant experience.
  2. Social skills and competencies
  3. Organizational skills and competencies
  4. Technical skills and competencies
  5. About you, 3 sentences that describe who you are and what drives you.
  6. Your hobbies

Wizard – CV Generator

CV Generator for the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

After completing the wizard, you will unblock the CV generator. You can export your data into the following CV templates and Sprint CV will do it automatically

  • Sprint CV – Our CV template suggestion
  • Europass CV – Official Europass 2018
  • DIGIT-TM CV – European Commission CV template for DIGIT-TM framework contract
  • ITS 14 – European Parliament CV template for ITS14 framework contract
  • EEAS 15 – External Action Agency CV template for EEAS15 framework contract
  • STIS IV – European Commission CV template for STIS IV framework contract
  • DESIS III – European Commission CV template for STIS IV framework contract
  • Developer CV – Designed by Niall Maher
  • Among others

Steps to generate a CV:

  1. Select a CV template

DIGIT-TM CV template for IT consultants - Sprint CV - The CV generator solution for the IT industry

2. Click on Generate.

Generate your CV in your desired CV template - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

3. Fill a form regarding this specific template (optional)

CV Generator for the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

4. Wait for the loading process to finish, during about 30 seconds, Sprint CV will transform your metadata into the CV template selected.

CV Generator for the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

5. Save the generated file in your local PC.

Save your CV in docx - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

6. Share with us your feedback.

Share your feedback with us - Sprint CV - The CV management solution for the IT industry

Every month your data will be updated and you can update it manually once you have a new experience to include.

Tell us about your opinion and if you find any bug or have any suggestion, please let us know.

Example of a DIGIT-TM CV being generated.

Home page

IT Consultant home, in this page you will find all the shortcuts to all the areas of Sprint CV.

Home Page of the IT consultant - Sprint CV - The CV generator tool for IT consultants and IT recruiters

  1. Shortcut buttons to edit your profile

2. CV Generator

3. My team, manage with who you would like to share your data

4. My account, edit your account accesses

My Team

All the data inserted on Sprint CV is private and belongs to you. As IT consultant you are the data owner and only you can decide with whom you would like to share your data.

If you decide to share your data with a recruiter and IT companies, you empower them to generate your CV in their CV template on your behalf. Automating in this way the CV processing.

My Team section on the IT consultant dashboard - Sprint CV - The CV generator tool for IT consultants and IT recruiters

You will be able to accept or decline invitations to be part of the team of recruiters. By accepting an invitation, you will also share your data with all the recruiters of the company of the given recruiter. For example, in this case, by accepting the invitation of Vasco da Gama, you share your data with all his company as well.

Share your CV with recruiters - Sprint CV - The CV generator tool for IT consultants and IT recruiters

Recruiters will be able to ask you permissions to edit your profile on your behalf, if you trust enough a given person, you can empower him to edit your profile on your behalf. Only you and the specific recruiter can edit your profile. You only can grant edit profile permission to one single recruiter.

Share your CV with recruiters - Sprint CV - The CV generator tool for IT consultants and IT recruiters

You will have the full power to revoke accesses at any point of time.

My team with connections - IT consultant dashboard - Sprint CV - The CV generator tool for IT consultants and IT recruiters

  • Revoke access, revokes the access to the recruiter to edit the profile on your behalf
  • Delete, deletes the connection between you and the recruiter, stopping in this way the real-time data sharing.

My account

On my account you can do many different actions over your profile like:

My Account section of the IT consultant dashboard - Sprint CV - The CV generator tool for IT consultants and IT recruiters

  1. Change your profile’s photo
  2. Change your profile’s email, a confirmation email will be sent to the new email, only after it is confirmed the email change will be enabled
  3. Change your profile’s password
  4. Edit your personal details
  5. Delete your account
  6. Logout
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