Global Resumes & Cover Letters: China

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: November 11, 2008 at 8:55 am


CHINA

Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (include):

1. Sex
2. Marital Status
3. Date of Birth
4. Nationality
5. Permanent Address

Career Objective:

Describe what you want to achieve and position sought

Education:

1. List high school education with reference to specific courses and programs
2. Include extracurricular activities that are relevant to job search

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills
2. Computer Skills

Professional Experience:

1. Indicate whether work was part-time or full-time.
2. Explain all gaps in employment history.
3. If part-time work was chosen, indicate why you did NOT work full-time.

Personal Interests (include):

1. Sports activities
2. Other interests

Format:

Begin with Objective, go to Education, then list Professional Experience and everything else (in that order)

Length: Two pages; no longer than three pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

Content (include):

1. Position you’re applying for and why
2. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company
3. Date started with present company and professional/personal development with it
4. Marital status, ability to relocate, availability to travel for business.
5. Future professional goals

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

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