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A short Guide for writing a Curriculum Vitae

The curriculum vitae, otherwise known as the CV, serves different purposes depending on which country you intend to use it. In parts of Europe and Asia, for example, the CV is used instead of a resume when applying for a job. Meanwhile, in the United States, it is used in applying for academic positions and grants. Some attention for this matters when writing a CV is advised.

But despite the differences of purposes, the CV’s contents and goals remain the same. The CV contains relevant information about the one submitting it and its goal is for it to get read. It is therefore important to have one that gives the most important information in an as little time as possible.

Whatever your reason is for making a CV, the following tips will help you come up with one that grabs people’s attention: