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Resumes and Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Missed the RESUME webinar? Listen to it here.

Jan. 28, 2014 - Resume Writing Workshop (slides)

What is the purpose of a resume/CV?

The purpose of a resume/CV is TO GET AN INTERVIEW! An employer will select applicants on the basis of how well their skills match up with the job requirements.  Sometimes, the difference between getting an interview and being placed in the “no” pile is a well put-together resume/CV.

 Top two things to remember about resumes/CVs

1. RELEVANCY – how relevant is the information about yourself to the position you are applying for?

2. CLARITY – how clearly can you present this information to the audience reading your resume/CV?

KEY CHARACTERISTICS

RESUME

                    construct a professional identity

SAMPLE RESUMES from Career Planner

         Hybrid Style                                  Chronological Style                         Functional Style

Hybrid_Resume_SampleChronological Style ResumeFunctional Style Resume

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

                           construct a scholarly identity

Sample CV from Career Planner

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Previous workshops/webinars

Feb. 6, 2013 - Discover a Career & Federal Resume Workshop

Sept. 14, 2012 - Resumes, CVs and Cover Letters (Webinar)