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Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Belgium

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: October 21, 2008 at 8:51 am


BELGIUM

Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):

1. Nationality
2. Civil (Marital) Status
3. Date of Birth
4. Personal Life (brief), including what sports you like, cultural activities, hobbies, and so on

Education (include):

1. Beginning and graduate dates
2. List of other studies even if you did not complete program or receive a degree
3. Extracurricular activities, including participation in student/youth movements, weekend work, travel, etc.

Professional Experience (include):

1. Company Descriptors (indicating scope of company activities)

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills, with level of knowledge (fluent, good, basic)
2. Computer Skills

Military Experience (include):

1. Date and duration of service
2. Where you were based
3. What duties were performed

Format:

List Personal Information, Education, and Professional Experience (in that order)
Length: Usually no longer than three pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):

1. What job is being applied for, and how you found out about it (newspaper ad, etc.)
2. Why this particular company interests you
3. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company

Length: No more than one page

Darlene Z.

Darlene Zambruski is a resume writing expert and CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer) with more than 13 years of industry experience. She has authored 10,000+ resumes in every industry and at every career level.

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