How to Write a CV

A CV, or curriculum vitae, is an extremely important document, as it delivers that crucial first impression to a potential employer. In a way, it is a marketing document—and the product is you! To better understand what a CV is, check out our sample CV. The inability to write and format an effective CV is one of the main reasons that job seekers are unsuccessful when searching for a new position. This article provides advice to help you create a winning CV.

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Curriculum Vitae Example

Now that you know how to write a CV and format a CV, examining an example is the next step in preparing to create or update your own CV.

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How to Format a CV

While the particular format and style you use when writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV) will depend on your specific purpose, there are a few general components that are necessary for creating the basic skeleton of your CV. This article will outline the major elements of a CV and explain how to properly write them.

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10 Reasons to Outsource Your Editing and Proofreading

Scribendi.com's infographic highlighting 10 reasons to outsource your editing and proofreading work.

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What Is an API and How Can I Streamline Operations by Using One?

Scribendi.com's web programmer explains what an API is and how to streamline your operations by using one.

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Employee Recommendation Letter Sample

Having already discussed how to write a general letter of recommendation and how to write an employee recommendation letter, this article will provide an example employee recommendation letter.

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Post-Interview Follow-up Letter Example

Scribendi.com's editors provide a post-interview follow-up letter example to help you land that dream job.

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How to Write a College Recommendation Letter

Who writes college recommendation letters? The answer is anyone (managers/employers, business professionals, teachers, guidance counsellors, clergy, community organizers, friends, family); it’s a tremendous honor to be asked but it’s also very weighty. Along with their college admissions essay, your letter might be the factor that determines whether this individual fulfills their dreams.

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How to Write an Employee Recommendation Letter

I remember the first time I was asked to write an employee recommendation letter. I knew this person to be extraordinarily talented and dedicated to their chosen career path. I said of course, I would write them their letter and sat down at my computer to write. This is what I learned.

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Cover Letter Examples

Writing a cover letter is a challenging task; one that can mean the difference between landing your dream job or receiving a candidate rejection letter. By following our cover letter example, you are well on your way to writing a proper cover letter and landing that dream job.

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