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Curriculum Vitae and Resume Writing Tips

By July 26, 2011

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cvWhen you're looking for a job you need either a resume or a curriculum vitae.  If you're not sure which to use, here's how to choose between a resume and a CV including which to use for academic, education, scientific or research job applications, and what the differences are between resumes and curriculum vitae.

For job seekers writing a curriculum vitae, these CV writing tips, including writing a CV for academia, writing a European CV, customizing your curriculum vitae, and writing effective covering letters, will help get you write a CV that gets noticed.

When a resume is what you need, review these resume tips for choosing a type of resume, selecting a resume font, customizing your resume, using resume keywords, explaining employment gaps, reviewing resume examples, and more tips for writing interview winning resumes.

Next, take a look at these 10 job search tips that will help your hunt for a new job go smoothly, as well as what you need to know to conduct an online job search.

Related: Top 10 CV Tips | Top 10 Cover Letter Tips | Top 10 Resume Tips

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