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RESUME OR CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)?. WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RESUME AND A CV? The primary differences are the length, the content and the purpose.

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1 RESUME OR CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)?

2 WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A RESUME AND A CV? The primary differences are the length, the content and the purpose.

3 A RESUME IS A ONE OR TWO PAGE SUMMARY OF YOUR SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION. A GOAL OF RESUME WRITING IS TO BE BRIEF AND CONCISE SINCE, AT BEST, THE RESUME READER WILL SPEND A MINUTE OR SO REVIEWING YOUR QUALIFICATIONS.

4 A CURRICULUM VITAE, COMMONLY REFERRED TO AS CV, IS A LONGER (TWO OR MORE PAGES), MORE DETAILED SYNOPSIS. IT INCLUDES A SUMMARY OF YOUR EDUCATIONAL AND ACADEMIC BACKGROUNDS AS WELL AS TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE, PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS, HONORS, AFFILIATIONS AND OTHER DETAILS.

5 CURRICULUM VITAE TIP When writing a curriculum vitae it's important to include all the right information so the hiring manager can see, at first glance, why you are a strong candidate for the job.

6 CURRICULUM VITAE FORMAT YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION NAME ADDRESS TELEPHONE CELL PHONE PERSONAL INFORMATION DATE OF BIRTH PLACE OF BIRTH CITIZENSHIP VISA STATUS GENDER OPTIONAL PERSONAL INFORMATION MARITAL STATUS SPOUSE'S NAME CHILDREN

7 EMPLOYMENT HISTORY LIST IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER, INCLUDE POSITION DETAILS AND DATES WORK HISTORY ACADEMIC POSITIONS RESEARCH AND TRAINING EDUCATION INCLUDE DATES, MAJORS, AND DETAILS OF DEGREES, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION HIGH SCHOOL UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS CERTIFICATIONS AND ACCREDITATIONS COMPUTER SKILLS AWARDS PUBLICATIONS BOOKS PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS INTERESTS

8 HOW LONG SHOULD A CV BE? A GOOD CURRICULUM VITAE SHOULD IDEALLY COVER NO MORE THAN TWO PAGES AND NEVER MORE THAN THREE. AIM TO ENSURE THE CONTENT IS CLEAR, STRUCTURED, CONCISE AND RELEVANT. USING BULLET POINTS RATHER THAN FULL SENTENCES CAN HELP MINIMIZE WORD USAGE.


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