CV is a short term of Curriculum Vitae. Remember, Curriculum Vitae (CV) = Resume (American) This is the most popular standard job application format accepted locally and internationally versus Bio data format.
Download 15 Different CV Formats
TOP CV TIPS:
- General (Common)
- Targeted-know your audience
- Various formats- Chronological, functional (what you did, not when and where) Combination
- Be brief, neat to the point with numbers bullets, simple no spelling mistakes
- Communicate critical message
- Why should I hire you?
- Well organized
- Must match skills and abilities to employers needs
- Package your resume in an exciting way
- Major sections- Heading (personal data), introduction, employment, academic and professional credentials, skills, miscellaneous.
- CV should be in the third person- avoid “I”
- Be positive, but don’t lie
- Shorter the better. Do not exaggerate
- Organizations will more focus on your skills and not your educational qualifications
- 2-3 pages
- PDF format more better than word formats
- Attach a scanned signature on CV