What’s a CV? (The Difference Between a CV and a Resume + What to Include in Your CV)

What’s a CV? (The Difference Between a CV and a Resume + What to Include in Your CV)

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what’s the CV before we get into what a
CV is let’s talk about what it’s not a CV is not a resume a resume is a list of
your past jobs along with relevant skills and accomplishments in your
career that you use in a job application a CV is used to apply to positions
related to academia typically opportunities in education science
medicine or research CV stands for curriculum vitae which roughly
translates in Latin into a curriculum of life but I guess CV just sounds less
pretentious unlike a resume which is normally a one-pager that’s our advice
anyway a CV can be two pages or longer and that’s because it’s your opportunity
to explain your experience and achievements in detail they’re usually
listed in chronological order these are the sections CV should include your
contact information education always first on this TV including thesis or
dissertation honours and awards professional experience or employment
publications and presentations extracurricular and volunteer experience
and finally interests optional sections include objective or summary
certifications and licensure professional affiliations professional
activities research or added qualifications in a way a CV is more
like the scrapbook of your life while a resume is more like a picture so don’t
be afraid to get into detail or add a bunch of glitter actually don’t don’t
eye glitter it’s it has to be professional still

5 thoughts on “What’s a CV? (The Difference Between a CV and a Resume + What to Include in Your CV)”

  1. Well now I'm confused. I'm applying for a position in education, but I'm including all that info in one page. So is it still a CV or a resume?

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