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Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Brazil

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: October 28, 2008 at 9:07 am


BRAZIL

Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):

1. Age
2. Marital Status

Special Skills (include):

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

Format:

List Personal Information, Education, and Professional Experience (in that order)

Length: No longer than two pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):

1. Position you’re applying for and why
2. Education, foreign language proficiency, field of professional experience
3. Foreign travel (if any)
4. Future professional goals
5. If you are unemployed at present
6. Ability to relocate and to travel for business

Length and Format: No more than one page; A4 page setup rather than 8 ½” x 11”