The perfect layout for your resume

If you want to apply for a job in Germany, it's important to know how to write a German type resume / CV. Please consider the following advice when writing your application.

For an application in Germany, your resume / CV should be in reverse chronological order. Chronological order is still common. Make sure that there are no gaps and account for every time period, even unemployment.

There are some particularities in German resumes / CVs that you should be aware of - e.g. candidates include personal details, such as their marital status or date of birth. In addition, it is common to attach an application photo.

Using our expertise, we've created the following template to use for your application in Germany

We've created the template to support you in finding the perfect layout for your resume. Please feel free to use it as a guideline.

 

You wish to apply for a job in an English-speaking country?

To make a positive first impression you need to be aware of the international standards and differences.

For instance, very little personal information is required. Thus, it is not necessary to include your date of birth or information on your marital status.

You shouldn't include any references, diplomas or certificates when you first apply. If the company is interested in getting to know you better, they will specifically ask for them.

We've created a resume / CV template you can use for English-speaking countries:

We've created the template to support you in finding the perfect layout for your resume. Please feel free to use it as a guideline.

 

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