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CV Samples for Job Applications
THE FOLLOWING CV SAMPLES PROVIDE STYLISTIC IDEAS THAT YOU MAY USE IN YOUR CV
The chronological CV lists job experience starting with your first job and ending with your most recent position. It is not popular as most recruiters prefer the reverse chronological CV starting with your current active position and typically have the start date listed to present or the current year. It is most often confused with the widely used reverse chronological CV format (below).
The reverse chronological CV format lists job experience starting with your most recent position and ending with your first job. Current active position on a CV typically have the start date listed to present or the current year. Is widely accepted and is applicable to most job seekers. This is the format preferred by most job recruiters and headhunters.
In a functional CV (skill based), you highlight the skills and accomplishments developed through work, academic and community experiences. Your skills and potential can be stressed and lack of experience or possible gaps in work history de-emphasized.
The standard CV, no matter how effectively prepared, written or presented, is no longer adequate to meet the demands of electronic applicant scanning, screening & tracking. A new CV style, utilizing keywords and phrases, has developed.
This example represent CV of a person seeking a faculty position.
Check the spelling and grammar of your CV using CV samples. Use the word processor's spell and grammar checker. If you are not confident of your ability to detect grammatical, punctuation and English or other language usage errors or if you need help in organizing your job application, CV or cover letter send it to a professional for assistance.
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We are strongly recommending that you email your job applications and CVs together with cover letters. If you have a difficulty with your cover letter writing use:
- "fill in the blanks" computer software or
- cover letter builder or
- human cover letter writing services.
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