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Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Czech Republic

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: November 18, 2008 at 10:11 am

 


CZECH REPUBLIC

Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):

1. Year of Birth
2. Citizenship
3. Marital Status
4. Number of Children

Education:

1. Include focus areas during high school referencing specific courses and programs. State graduation year and whether study was abroad.
2. Use a chronological (rather than a reverse chronological) order for this section.

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills (fluency in Czech and English is generally required)
2. Computer Skills
3. Sales Skills

Professional Experience:

1. Indicate whether work was part-time or full-time.
2. Explain all gaps in employment history.

Interest/Hobbies (optional)

Format:

Begin with Objective, then go to Personal Information, Education, Professional Experience, followed by everything else (in that order)

Length: No longer than two pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):

1. What job is being applied for, and how you found out about it (newspaper ad, etc.)
2. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company
3. Date of availability and ability to relocate
4. DO NOT mention salary expectations

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

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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