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  • - provides an overview of a person's experience and other qualifications. In some countries, a CV is typically the first item that a potential employer encounters regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview, when seeking employment.
  •ésumé - a document used by persons to present their backgrounds and skills. Résumés can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment. A typical résumé contains a summary of relevant job experience and education. The résumé is usually one of the first items, along with a cover letter and sometimes an application for employment, which a potential employer sees regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview. The résumé is comparable to a curriculum vitae (CV) in many countries. However, it is substantially shorter than a CV in English Canada, the U.S. and Australia. In French, résumé means summary.




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Covering letter

A job application is usually accompanied by a cover letter, which provides a supplementary overview of why you are suitable for the role. A cover letter is a great way to introduce yourself and your CV when applying for a specific position. They are generally one page at most in length, divided into a header, introduction, body, and closing. They should follow some key points:

  • Reference where you learnt about the role and organisation
  • Explain why you are sending the application
  • Convince the reader to look at your CV
  • Reflect your attitudes, skills and passions


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