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Curriculum Vitae vs. Resume - What's the Difference?

By April 7, 2014

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Curriculum VitaeIn some cases, depending on the job or the industry, a job seeker will need to write a curriculum vitae (CV) instead of a resume. What is the difference between a resume and a CV? The main differences between a resume and a curriculum vitae are the length, what is included and what each is used for.

Here are the details on when to use a curriculum vitae, what to include in it (the rules are different than when writing a resume) and how to write a CV. Take a look, as well, at a sample curriculum vitae format.

There is also a selection of curriculum vitae examples, both academic and professional, for you to review.

Read More: CV Writing Guidelines | How to Write an Academic Cover Letter

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