Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Saudi Arabia

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: March 31, 2009 at 8:56 am


Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (Include):

1. Date of Birth
2. Marital Status
3. # of Children
4. Nationality
5. Citizenship(s)
6. Religious Affiliation


1. Include name and address of each institution attended

Professional Experience:

1. Use company descriptors
2. List all employers worked for

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills
2. Computer Skills

Residency Permit/Letter of Release:

1. Note whether you have a transferable igama (residency permit) or can obtain a letter of release from your present employer


Education, experience, personal details (in that order); do NOT leave any gaps in dates.


Three to four pages is acceptable

Cover Letter Guidelines

1. Position you’re applying for and why
2. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company
3. Detail any commitments preventing you from traveling to an interview on specified dates