It’s all in the formatting

You can’t get the job if she can’t open the file There have been many times I have been sent resumes and job applications by email and I haven’t been able to open the file. The job seeker had created or saved the document outside the the standard format of  Microsoft Word or PDF (Portable Document…

Resumes and CVs: what’s the difference anyway?

Aren’t résumés and curricula vitae just the same thing? Well they are, and they aren’t. You’ve probably had people telling you that you need a resume or a CV or a curriculum vitae. Confused? This little blog post will clear that up for you. resume: a summary Oxford Dictionary of English. In practical terms, both are documents presented…