Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Switzerland

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
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POSTED: May 5, 2009 at 9:06 am

SWITZERLAND

Resume Guidelines

Format:

1. Education
2. Awards/honors
3. Additional education/specialized training
4. Detailed work experience descriptions (reverse chronological format)
5. Achievements/accomplishments
6. Special skills (especially languages)
7. Interests/hobbies
8. Personal information

Format: A4 page setup rather than 8 ½” x 11”

Length: One to two pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

1. State current position
2. Position you’re applying for and why
3. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company
4. Career goals
5. Geographical preferences
6. Ability to relocate
7. Salary range
8. State if currently unemployed
9. Address letter to specific person

Length: One page

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