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CAREER ADVICE

The differences between CVs and resumés

Career adviser Carolyn Steele explains the role that CVs and resumés play in both academic and non-academic job searches.

FEB 22 2010

Career Corner 2009

Presenter: Carolyn Steele, career adviser at York University and Career Sense blogger. You can also read her Careers article CV or resumé.

Introduction (9:07)

0:00 – 1:45   Understanding Cvs and resumés
1:45 – 2:35   Constructing CVs and resumés
2:35 – 4:38   Nom-academic vocabulary
4:38 – 6:08   The differences between a CV and resumés
6:08 – 7:05   CVs = negative space
7:05 – 9:07   Resumés = positive space

 

Anantomy of a CV (8:00)

0:00 – 0:52   The purpose of a CV
0:52 – 1:32   Resumé functions
1:32 – 3:10   Functions of CVs and resumés
3:10 – 5:08   What is a CV?
5:08 – 5:48   Getting input
5:48 – 8:00  
Elements of a CV
 

What to put on a CV (9:51)

0:00 – 2:23   What comes first – Education
2:23 – 3:28   What to make explicit
3:28 – 5:01   Awards and scholarships
5:01 – 7:08   Relevancy on a CV
7:08 – 9:51   Teaching dossier
 

Teaching dossier and more (9:46)

0:00 – 3:25   Teaching dossier (cont’d)
3:25 – 5:39   The research section
5:39 – 7:33   Publications
7:33 – 9:46   The listing genre

 

Extras on your CV (9:47)

0:00 – 2:19   Salad dressing CVs
2:19 – 7:20   The service section
7:20 – 9:47   Relevancy of your experience

 

Intro to resumés (8:12)

0:00 – 2:58   Wrapping up CVs
2:58 – 3:40   Intro to resumés
3:40 – 6:01   Resumé questions
6:01 – 8:11   Resumé = argument

 

Components of a resumé (9:52)


0:00 – 3:50   Resumé intro or summary
3:50 – 4:30   Sending resumés
4:30 – 9:52   Your experience & verbs to use

 

Moving forward (8:24)


0:00 – 1:35   Translating between contexts
1:35 – 3:36   Your dissertation
3:36 – 8:24   Resources for moving forward

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