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A Curriculum vitae is something more than just another documents in your application, its is probably broad document. Since your CV can do it for different purposes. It is essential to identify the objectives of writing one.
  • Your identity
  • Obtain personal interview
  • Identify the objectives for writing the Curriculum vitae/Resume

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A CV is something more than just another documents in your application, its is probably broad document. Since your CV can do it for different purposes. It is essential to identify the objectives of writing one.

What is the Curriculum Vitae for?

  • Your identity
  • Obtain a personal interview
  • Identify the objectives for writing the CV
Step1:- Compile all information
  • Rationalism
  • Professional
  • Competence - centered
  • Evidence based
  • Sincerity
  • Enthusiasm
  • Classify/categorize
Step2:- Select pertinent data
  • Keep the main objectives in mind
  • Sell yourself
  • Believe in it yourself
  • Use the dating principles
Step3:- Anatomy of a CV
  • Contact information
  • Personal data
  • Educational background
  • Employment experience
  • Professional affiliations and honors
  • Publication, presentations and other activities
  • References
1. Contact information
  • Name 
  • Addesss: present and permanent
  • Contact information 
           -Telephone
           - Email-id
           - Fax
  •  Very significant part: no errors!!!
2. Personal data
  • Depends on the demand
  • Date of birth/age
  • Marital status
  • Children
3. Educational background
  • Maintain reverse chronological order
  • Career statement: what? Why? When? And how?
  • Consistent format
      Date received->degree->institution->location
       No abbreviation
  • Maintain consistency
4. Employment experience
  • Reverse chronological order
  • Sub headlines:
             - Full time
             - Part time

  • Avoid/explain gaps
  • Format:
             date/period of employment ->job title->employer's name/address/contact information

  • Optional: Major duties/research/work/achievements
5. Professional affiliation and honours
  • Memberships
  • Significant appointments/elected positions: you may add Achievements
  • Honours received from different organizations (try to stay modest) 
6. Publications, presentations, etc..

  • Area for professional achievements 
  • Maybe categorised into subheadings or sub classes:
     (a) Publication:
  • Your role in multiple authored papers
  • Refereed/non-refereed?
  • types: journals article, books, chapters in books, abstracts
  • full bibliography reference for case in finding them.
     (b) Presentations:
  • oral
  • posters
  • invited lectures 
  • abstracts
  • bibliography
     (c) Research activities:
  • maintain reverse chronological 
  • period worked - where - topic(s)
  • Brief "low down": major finding, what you learnt
  • research grants/fellowships
7. References
  • Detail of references
          - name
          - position
          - address
          - telephone number
          - email-id
          - fax
Remember your CV is read by a person who does not know you, who has not meet you and your CV mirrors who are you. so just take extra bit of trouble to make your CV error free, print on good quality paper with laser printer.

In conclusion: 5C-s of Curriculum vitae

  • clear - well-organised, content flows well
  • Concise - include relevant and necessary informations
  • Complete - Includes everything you need to show qualifications.
  • Consistent - consistent design, fonts, layout and chronology
  • Current - keep up to date
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