This module

This module

This module is designed to help you put together an effective CV by addressing the following questions:

What is the main function of a CV? How does a CV differ from a cover letter? What basic information does a CV include? What is the layout of a CV?

Different types of CVs and their functions and contents.

Which type do I choose? What steps do I take to create my own CV?

Author: Ivy Evison

Date Created: 16.08.2012

Revised by: Ute Henning

Last Revised: August 2018


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