Saturday, December 12, 2009

How To Prepare Your Resume (CV)

How To Prepare Your Resume (CV)

Before you start the job search process it is essential that you prepare a professional resume (CV) fitting the local Canadian style. Generally a resume that is styled for the UK, European or other overseas markets will not be suitable for use in Canada. Your resume should provide a description of your skills and competencies, your educational and work history, and your achievements. It may be formatted as follows:

Personal Details
  • Name
  • Address (Where possible, please use a reliable address in Canada if you have friends or family in the country.)
  • Phone and E-mail address
  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality (IMPORTANT - clearly state that you are applying for Canadian permanent residence visas or are approved.)
  • Career Goals: Summarise your careere objectives
  • Profile Summary: A brief summary of your personal attributes, key skills, competencies and technical capabilities including software packages used, etc

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