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Using a CV Sample to Build your Executive Resume

A resume and a CV (curriculum vitae) are completely different beasts. Sure, there is some overlap, but the design, formatting and content look quite different. Additionally, these documents are not for everyone. Where a resume is perfect for all candidates from entry level to the C-Suite, a CV is typically reserved for those in the […]

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Building a CV – Curriculum Vitae

I can’t stress enough that when building a CV you need to first determine whether you truly need a CV or an Executive Resume, since these terms can be incorrectly interchanged from time to time. If you are building a CV, then keep in mind that much like a resume, you have lots of options […]

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Should Everyone in Higher Education Use a CV?

Are CV’s exclusively designed for higher education? Should everyone in higher education use a CV? Do you need to create a CV to replace your resume? The answer to all three is “No.” Let me explain. CV Confusion. A CV (Curriculum Vitae) is designed to share your life’s work and contributions. This is different from a […]

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Salary Negotiation at the Interview

Are you really ready for your next big career change? Once you launch the sequence of moving onto something new, you’ll need to be prepared for anything, including salary negotiation. In fact, your next interview may go so well that you might get an offer on the spot. In coaching, I’ll help you “wow” them […]

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CV or Resume—Which Do You Need?

I often find my executive and higher education clients referring to their resume as a CV. While many of them do use a curriculum vitae, often the term is misconstrued with an executive resume. When it comes to a CV or resume, which do you need? Who Needs a CV? A CV is typically designated for […]

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Two Sides of Resume Samples 

As a certified professional resume writer (CPRW), I’ve been helping my clients create job-winning resumes for over 15 years. While we all look at resume samples for inspiration, they could hamper your creation of the personally branded career portfolio. Let me explain: When you rely on resume samples as guidelines for your own resume, you […]

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