Updated: Oct 1
A resume or a CV (curriculum vitae) is a summary of your academic and professional qualifications, achievements, contributions, extracurricular activities, and technical skills. Writing a CV is not rocket science. You just need to keep in mind that every country or continent has its preferences when it comes to structures and contents.
Tips to put together a perfect CV for Germany, here we go!!
Attractive to the eye of the reader – make your CV appealing by choosing an appropriate font. Remember that it is your very own Marketing tool which supposed to show off your skills and experience at first glance!
Personal details : include your details like First and last name, Date of birth, Nationality and Contact information
Education : include the names of all institutions as well as the date you attended school & university. This should be stated in reverse order: university before school.
Career History: clearly and truthfully state your work status, highlight with bullet points to show 3 to 7 of the most important tasks. Mention your responsibilities and achieved goals
Skills: list your other qualifications, skills or achievements that are relevant.
Keep it snappy & short : keep it short - no longer than two pages by using bullet points rather than long paragraphs.
Do some research : get an impression of the most common skills and tasks required. Use this information to create your qualified CV that matches the requirements perfectly.
Keep it factual: Don't waste anybody´s time, be true and honest about yourself.
Be aware of linguistic errors : double check it as you might lose your dream university or job on spelling errors.
Max 1-2 pages long: For all the information you want to put, do not cross 2 pages. If you can limit it to one page, even better.
Include a professional picture
Mention only relevant details: something you achieved 10 years ago has no relevance.
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