What is Curriculum Vitae (CV)?
CV stands for curriculum vitae, and is a document use for academic purposes. The CV outlines every detail of your scholarly career and it’s used when applying for jobs.
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What to Include on a Curriculum Vitae (CV)?
1. Personal Details:
This section consists of your name, address, age, phone number, email. Put these in a strategic location and in legible fonts so that they can be easily seen by the HR manager or recruiter. Ensure the information provided are current.
2. Work Experience:
Include the organization where you worked, the job title, the dates you were employed and a summary of your experience and achievements.
Always start with the most recent educational qualification. Professional certification that is relevant to the job should also be added to this section.
4. Interests and Abilities:
This section consist of your interest and abilities and it should be kept short and simple.
5. Awards and honors:
For each award, add the name, year received, the organization that gave you the award and any pertinent details (such as how often it’s presented).
6. Publications and presentations:
For publications, provide a full citation including your co-authors, date, summary, volume, page, DOI number. For presentations, provide the title, date and venue where you presented.
These are people you have worked with in the past such as professors, previous employers, etc. that have seen your work and can credibly support praises that they give you.