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Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Denmark

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: November 25, 2008 at 11:48 am


DENMARK

Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):

1. Whether married or not
2. Number of children
3. Your Age and Date of Birth
4. Nationality

Education:

1. Include all educational data in a chronological (not reverse chronological) format.
2. Provide names/titles and results of exams you have taken

Professional Experience:

1. Explain all gaps in experience since leaving secondary school

Interest/Hobbies (include): So that employer knows what you do outside of work

Format: Chronological (not reverse chronological). Do not boast or exaggerate.

Length: Limit it to one A4 page; and certainly no longer than two pages
(A4 is found on page setup – it’s a 210x297mm rather than 8 ½” x 11”)

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):

1. Position you’re applying for and why 2. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company