Curriculum Vitae vs. Resume Format
Have you always presented your experience in a curriculum vitae using a CV format when applying for positions in the past?
Do you want to move from an academic or medical position to the corporate world?
Do you live outside the US, but want a job in the US or with an international office of a US company?
To be successful in these endeavors, you will need to convert your existing curriculum vitae or CV format to a standard US resume format.
There are several point to consider when converting your curriculum vitae to a resume. Here are some guidelines to help you.
Standard Format for a Resume
Here's the standard format for a resume:
If you are a recent graduate, your Education section would proceed your experience section and you would delete the Professional Summary section.
Ways A Resume Differs from a Curriculum Vitae
There are several ways in which a resume differs from a curriculum vitae. Follow these additional points to prepare your resume in the expected format. Each of these points relate to key areas where resumes differ from curriculum vitaes:
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