Writing Resumes and CVs: it’s that time!

Are you ready to start looking for a job, or finding a new one? Take some time to review your resume or CV.  A CV, or Curriculum Vitae, is a summary of your career history, and the skills and experience you have gained in the past.

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Readymade CVs: Winning CVs for Every Type of Job, from the Gale Virtual Reference Library, offers several ways to design a CV for a multitude of jobs, including management and creative positions, technical, clerical, and sales. It tackles situations such as returning to work, issues of age, unemployment, career change, and the computer-friendly CV, which is essential for any serious job seeker. Numerous examples appear in the book to illustrate sample CVs.

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Readymade CVs is a handy online reference you can find by typing the title in the Library’s book catalog. From there you have online access either at the Library or from your home computer.

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