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What are How to write a professional Resume
A well written Resume, sometimes called Curriculum Vitae or the abbreviation CV is used is one of the most important factors in finding a job. Resume is different from CV by providing personal data. Resume never includes personal data, such as date of birth, marital status or a picture.

A well written Resume, sometimes called Curriculum Vitae or the abbreviation CV is used is one of the most important factors in finding a job. Along with a cover letter it is the first showcase for potential employers. Its careful preparation should therefore not be underestimated.

A good resume demonstrates how the skills and abilities match up with the requirements of a job. In the article How to write a CV, there is a described structure of the CV. However, the resume is sometimes used as a synonym, there are some differences, which you should take into consideration. The resume is used in the US, English Canada and Australia and there are things, specifically personal data, which you should never provide in your resume.

  • Resume must be brief - up to 2 pages
  • Resume must be clear
  • Resume must be true
  • Data in a resume are arranged from the newest to the oldest
  • Tailor your resume according the job you are applying for - a tailored resume will be more successful than a generic one
  • In resume never include your personal data, such as date of birth, marital status or a picture

Basic structure of the Resume:

Resume - full name

Personal details

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • Email address

Education and training

  • Achieved degree - year of achievement - name of the school
    • Majors
    • Minors
  • Training history - all training relevant to the job
  • Education highlights and achievements

    • High distinction average
    • Exchange program, etc.

Employment history

  • Name of the occupation - period from - to - name of the employer
    • Duties - what type of business, main activities - briefly describe the job description
  • Graduates without experience include internships, volunteering, participation in international projects organized by school, key responsibilities and achievements - awards, recognition

Skills and abilities

  • Specific skills to a particular job - e.g. Research and Writing skills
  • General skills

    • Information Technology skills

    • Communication and Organizational skills

      • Language skills - written, oral - The level of foreign languages is internationally classified from A1, A2 (Basic User), B1, B2 (Independent User - intermediate) and C1, C2 (Proficient User - advanced, fluent)
      • Organizational skills, management skills, abilities

Referees

  • People that can talk about how good employee you are. First, ask for their permission before including them on the resume
  • Name, company name, occupation, contact details

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Last update: 03.04.2016

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