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Preparing your cv

  1. 1. Preparing Your Curriculum Vitae By MAAZ ID:9702 Uploaded By [email_address] & shah Junaid
  2. 2. <ul><li>A RESUME is a short document that summarizes your qualifications including education, experience, skills, and other items related to your job search objective. </li></ul><ul><li>A CURRICULUM VITAE (CV) is a special type of resume traditionally used within the academic community featuring: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Degrees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Experience in teaching, research and service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related Activities </li></ul></ul>Resume or Curriculum Vitae?
  3. 3. Types of CVs <ul><li>Chronological </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organized in reverse chronological order </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stable record in best perspective </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Functional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Functional skill experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>de-emphasizes employment gaps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Combination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Combines the features of Chronological & Functional </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Be RELEVANT </li></ul><ul><li>Be CONCISE </li></ul><ul><li>Be CONSISTENT </li></ul><ul><li>CONSIDER THE EMPLOYERS’ PERSPECTIVE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What skills, abilities, interests, experiences, and personal characteristics do you have that yours employer will needs? </li></ul></ul>Rules for CV Writing
  5. 5. <ul><li>Main Heading - Contact Info </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research and Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Service etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Additional Sections </li></ul>Basic Format
  6. 6. <ul><li>Name (As large as or larger than anything else on the page ) </li></ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul><ul><li>Phone Number </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail, web site or Fax </li></ul><ul><li>Alternate address </li></ul>Main Heading ~ Contact Info
  7. 7. SUSAN 115 Lincoln Street Gainesville, FL 32607 352-555-1567 After August 2004 152 South Woodcrest Olympia, WA 98501 000-555-1211 SUSAN 152 South Woodcrest Olympia, WA 98501 000-555-1211 115 Lincoln Street Gainesville, FL 32607 Home: 352-555-1567 Cell: 352-555-1932 SUSAN [email_address] Example: Main Heading
  8. 8. Objective Statements <ul><li>Tells the employer what you are really looking for in a position. </li></ul><ul><li>should include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Title or Position Desired- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Researcher, Assistant Professor, etc... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Field, Industry, Department, Area of Interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Institution, Private Sector, Non-Profit Organization... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualities You Bring to the Job </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research, Teaching, Service, Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork, Case Management, Writing etc.. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Seeking a postmaster research position where I can use my abilities and qualities. </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking a professor position in engineering where I can use my research, writing, and teaching skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Seeking a counseling position at the University that will allow me to utilize my career development, skills. </li></ul>Example: Career Objectives
  10. 10. Summary of Employment history <ul><li>It provides dramatic, effective statements for emphasizing short or long-term participation </li></ul><ul><li>Use three-four bulleted statements </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t include both a summary of qualifications AND an objective statement </li></ul>
  11. 11. Example: Summary of Employment history <ul><li>Over five years of experience as lecturer including various physics and chemistry courses </li></ul><ul><li>Served on various departmental committees including the Curriculum Committee and Dean Search Committee </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>written in a reverse chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Degree </li></ul><ul><li>School & Location </li></ul><ul><li>Minor, Specialization, Certificates </li></ul><ul><li>Date no “expected” or “anticipated” </li></ul><ul><li>Thesis </li></ul>Education
  13. 13. <ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>Master of Education in Counselor Education , May 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>Specialization in Student Personnel Services </li></ul><ul><li>University of Florida, </li></ul><ul><li>GPA 3.23/4.0 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Science in Psychology, December 1999 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Minor in American Studies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Indiana University, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GPA 3.7/4.0 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Example: Education
  14. 14. <ul><li>Job Title </li></ul><ul><li>School, Organization or Company </li></ul><ul><li>Location </li></ul><ul><li>Date </li></ul><ul><li>Description: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>use action verbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>highlight skills which relate to the objective </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>sentence fragments with or without bullets </li></ul></ul></ul>Experience Section
  15. 15. <ul><li>TEACHING EXPERIENCE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructor, French Language & Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Department of Languages </li></ul><ul><li>University of Florida, Aug 2000-May 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>RESEARCH EXPERIENCE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research Assistant, Fisher School of Accounting, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Florida, May 2000-July 2001 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Designed and completed survey of 200 corporations to analyze valuation of corporate financial reporting system. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Developed statistical model using SAS to determine correlation factors. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Example: Experience
  16. 16. <ul><li>Multiple Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Computers Skills, Communication skill </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Competencies </li></ul><ul><li>Awards/Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary Work </li></ul><ul><li>Hobbies/Interest </li></ul><ul><li>And others… </li></ul>Additional Section Include personal skills, like:
  17. 17. <ul><li>COMPUTER SKILLS Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, </li></ul><ul><li>C++ and Lotus </li></ul><ul><li>LANGUAGE Fluent Spanish; Basic Japanese. </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITIES President, Minorities in Action, 2005-2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Career Expo Host, Career Center, 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>LEADERSHIP President , Zeta Honorary, University of </li></ul><ul><li>Florida </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interacted with university, city, state officials </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organized and supervised committees </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>Examples Additional Section
  18. 18. <ul><li>Race, Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Nationality </li></ul><ul><li>Age/Birth date </li></ul><ul><li>Marital Status </li></ul><ul><li>Health etc. </li></ul>Personal Information (others)
  19. 19. <ul><li>Include the names and contact numbers of </li></ul><ul><li>people who can act as referees for you. </li></ul><ul><li>2-3 References </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name & Title </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Phone Number(s) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be Sure to Ask Permission! </li></ul>References
  20. 20. <ul><li>In accordance with your job target </li></ul><ul><li>Typed on A4 size paper </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional color paper </li></ul><ul><li>Center and balance </li></ul><ul><li>0.75 to 1.0 inch margins - don’t crowd </li></ul><ul><li>Page Numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to read </li></ul><ul><li>PROOF READ </li></ul>Format Basics

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