Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Baltic States

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: October 14, 2008 at 10:44 am


Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):
1. Date of Birth (optional)
2. Marital Status
3. Photograph (headshot) in upper right-hand corner of resume

Professional Experience:
1. Explain any gaps in employment

Special Skills (include):
1. Language skills, especially fluency (written and spoken) in Lithuanian, Latvian, and/or Estonian, as well as English and Russian

Personal Interests/Hobbies (include):
1. Some to give employer an idea of what you do outside of work

List your name, education and training, work experience, and special skills (in that order)

One page is preferable; two pages is maximum length (only for those with extensive experience and accomplishments)

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):
1. What job is being applied for
2. Why you are interested in this particular position
3. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company

Length and Format:
Brief, no more than 3-4 paragraphs. 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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