The American Historical Association's publication, Perspectives Online, has two good articles on C.V. and cover letter creation. This article is chock full of useful advice, as is this article. The advice in these articles is appropriate for people in many fields, so don't ignore these sources if you are in education or economics!
The semester’s over. If you’re anything like the academics I coach, you feel like death warmed over. Those last stacks of grading got done on sheer will, determination and fumes. And this is before considering your writing deadlines, committee responsibilities, and other demands. You are suffering from Academic Exhaustion Syndrome. Academic Exhaustion Syndrome (an advanced, more scholarly state of burn out) is a state of emotional, and physical exhaustion caused by prolonged stress, ending with grading, over the course of the semester and academic year. As the stress continues, you begin to lose interest and motivation to work, you have fantasies of standing up and screaming in the middle of a meeting, and you wonder what temporary loss of reality testing made you decide to become an academic. This dreaded Syndrome can: Reduce your productivity and saps your energy Make you irritable and have thoughts of strangling an undergraduate Make you feel like you have nothing more to g
With so many formats and differing advice regarding CV structure who do you listens to. Well here's the good news: There is only one CV or resume format you need to worry about. The Hybrid CV (Universal, Targeted, Reverse Chronological format). You can download a temaple from this pageReplyDelete
Please do not confuse CV formats and CV writing advice associated with the UK and US CV. The "UK CV" is very similar to the "US resume". The UK CV should not be written on more than 2 pages, unless you are sending it to a job agency or maybe working within a few specific organisations that ask fo more than 2 pages. In general, the covering or supporting letter should be targeted to a specific job application. The CV or resume UK or US should be targeted towards the appropriate job area.