This Curricula Vitae (CVs) versus Resumes website also includes:
The term curricula vitae might sound more sophisticated than the term resumes, but that doesn't mean it's the preferred document to send to potential employers. As explained in a handout on curricula vitae (CV) versus resumes, part of a larger series of handouts on specific writing types, a resume may be the better way to go. Beyond offering an overview of each type, the resource outlines elements to consider when creating a resume or CV, such as font size and formatting.
- Share sample resumes or curricula vitae from professions learners hope to pursue
- Invite an employee from a local company's human resources department to review student resumes or CVs
- Some resources included apply only to those at UNC
- Uses bullet points to highlight each key element of a CV and resume
- Links to additional online sources lead to larger sites rather than specific pages within them