En Route: A Career Blog

Category: Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Your Final Go-Thru

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: June 30, 2009 at 9:09 am

It is astonishing how many recruiters say they receive resumes and cover letters filled with spelling errors. A spelling slip-up, even a minor one, says more about you than the most articulate choice of words. For instance, is it “too” or “to”? Did you write “it’s” or “its”? Just those two words alone count for... » Read Full Article

When Your Resume Needs to Be Converted Into a CV

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: August 19, 2008 at 9:12 am

Generally speaking, CVs or Curriculum Vitaes, are only used in the United States when the candidate is: 1. Seeking an academic position or a fellowship 2. Has been published frequently within their career field 3. The company or institution to which the CV is being submitted requests a longer, more detailed version of the candidate’s... » Read Full Article

The Professional Touch: Using Consistency in Publication Presentation

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: June 17, 2008 at 6:24 am

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW, SME Publications are generally included in a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for scientific and academic professionals. The standards of presentation have evolved so that consistency is maintained throughout. This includes: 1. Placing your and co-author names as they appear in the publication. 2. Bolding your name. 3. Maintaining consistency in presentation of... » Read Full Article