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The CV Book 2nd edn, 2nd Edition by James Innes

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Chapter 17

CVs and résumés – looking for work abroad

Fashions and accepted norms for CV writing can vary quite considerably from country to country. In many countries a CV isn’t even called a CV; it could be called a résumé or any one of a number of local terms.

In The CV Book my focus is very much on the UK. However, in this chapter I will briefly discuss the particular requirements of a small selection of different countries. These are all countries I know to be popular amongst our clients when it comes to living and working abroad.

Whilst most of the basic principles remain the same, there are certainly many subtle – but important – differences.

Ireland (Éire)

Irish CVs have traditionally been much longer than UK CVs. However, this is ...

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