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#1 » by J0E (m) (β1073) » June 30th, 2010, 8:18 pm

It is very imperative to distinguish between a CV and a Résumé.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)?
Curriculum vitae (Latin for "course of life"), also known as a Résumé, a summary of academic and professional history and achievements

What's the difference between a resume and a CV?
The primary differences are the length, the content and the purpose. A resume is a one or two page summary of your skills, experience and education. A goal of resume writing is to be brief and concise since, at best, the resume reader will spend a minute or so reviewing your qualifications.

A Curriculum Vitae, commonly referred to as CV, is a longer (two or more pages), more detailed synopsis. It includes a summary of your educational and academic backgrounds as well as teaching and research experience, publications, presentations, awards, honors, affiliations and other details.

When to Use a CV


A Curriculum Vitae is used primarily when applying for international, academic, education, scientific or research positions or when applying for fellowships or grants. As with a resume, you may need different versions of a CV for different type of positions.

What to Include in Your CV

Like a resume, your CV should include your name, contact information, education, skills and experience. In addition to the basics, a CV includes research and teaching experience, publications, grants and fellowships, professional associations and licenses, awards and other information relevant to the position you are applying for. Start by making a list of all your background information, then organize it into categories. Make sure you include dates on all the publications you include.

How to Write a Curriculum Vitae

Do you need help writing a curriculum vitae? Remember, the first impression is the one that matters, so, your CV needs to be perfect!



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#2 » by bomboy (β412) » October 15th, 2010, 7:08 am

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#3 » by Salsat (β111) » October 1st, 2012, 9:55 am

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#4 » by eMade (f) VIP (β40781) » December 29th, 2012, 8:04 am

CV and Resume are quite different but most at times serve similar purposes. I can say Resume is a modified subset of a CV.
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#5 » by eMade (f) VIP (β40781) » December 30th, 2012, 5:46 am

Another point is:

The terms 'Curriculum Vitae' and 'resume' are generally interchangeable. However, few people know that they do differ in many ways. It is true that both are lists of the most relevant information of a person pertaining to job seeking. Both are used for the same purpose - i.e. seeking employment.

However, there are a few basic differences, i.e. while the Curriculum Vitae represents an in-depth and structured information about the professional experience and qualification of a person, the resume usually is the same thing in a very short form - hence, the name. The resume would usually represent a skeletal representation of what would otherwise be included in depth and detail in the Curriculum Vitae. This is why typically a CV would be two to three pages while the resume would not normally exceed one page.
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