Convert CV to a Resume

How to Convert a CV to a Resume is relatively straightforward, but requires a fairly brutal approach to the editing process. Whilst a CV is typically 2-3 pages long, a Resume is rarely more than 1 page. The US job market expects the 1 page resume (literally a summary) and anything longer will look odd to a US recruiter. It’s always seemed odd to me that they sell themselves less…

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Is a Resume a CV?

The simple answer is yes. Resume is essentially an American term for a CV or Curriculum Vitae but there are subtle differences between examples of resume writing and CV writing.  UK based CVs tend to have a basic format at their core that covers Education followed by Employment History and then any personal of additional information. Within the Employment History you usually talk about the job you did, your responsibilities…

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