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The American resume
In the United States, the Resume is used instead of the Curriculum Vitae (CV). That’s why it’s necessary to know how to write a resume, it’ll be the first step in your working career in the US, fundamental for getting a good job position.
Here’s some advice you might find useful:
- Your resume’s main goal is to get a face-to-face job interview with your potential employers. THat’s why your resume is a marketing tool, and its content should depend on the market.
- We recommend you write a brief description of yourself, using short, straight out sentences, full of verbs and keywords.
- Employers often scan resumes for a first automatic candidate selection, so try to avoid italic or bold fonts.
- Start by clearly stating your career or professional goal.