Change is Coming!

We all know change is inevitable, right? Well, after much thought and consideration, and nearly 30 years of improving resumes for people across the globe, Peterson’s has decided to wind down our interests in ResumeEdge. While the service will be temporarily unavailable to new users, there’s a new strategy in the works, and we hope to introduce a new version shortly – please check back soon for more information.

If you just signed up for ResumeEdge, don’t worry, we’ve got your back and will continue to provide you with our services through March 31st. We know that many of you have come to rely on ResumeEdge, and we want to thank you all for your trust in our product, and encourage you to come back for more information on how to access the new product.

Thank you again, and we’ll see you soon!

Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Belgium

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: October 21, 2008 at 8:51 am


Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):

1. Nationality
2. Civil (Marital) Status
3. Date of Birth
4. Personal Life (brief), including what sports you like, cultural activities, hobbies, and so on

Education (include):

1. Beginning and graduate dates
2. List of other studies even if you did not complete program or receive a degree
3. Extracurricular activities, including participation in student/youth movements, weekend work, travel, etc.

Professional Experience (include):

1. Company Descriptors (indicating scope of company activities)

Special Skills (include):

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

Military Experience (include):

1. Date and duration of service
2. Where you were based
3. What duties were performed


List Personal Information, Education, and Professional Experience (in that order)
Length: Usually no longer than three pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):

1. What job is being applied for, and how you found out about it (newspaper ad, etc.)
2. Why this particular company interests you
3. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company

Length: No more than one page