Resumes and CVs: What’s the Difference and Why Does It Matter?

Ever wondered when to use a Curriculum Vitae (CV) and when to use a Resume?

A CV and resume serve different purposes. A CV is a work-history document that outlines all merits and accomplishments of the applicant as thoroughly as possible; they are generally reserved for academics and researchers. A resume is a marketing document that clearly highlights only the pertinent career history and education background related to the position being applied for.

Posting on the Life Strategies Career Engagement blog. Read the rest of the article here to learn some key tips for crafting your next resume or CV.