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A résumé(/ˈrɛzʊmeɪ/, REZ-u-mayor /rɛzʊˈmeɪ/; less frequently /ˈrɛzjʊmeɪ/or/rɛzjʊˈmeɪ/; French: [ʁezyme]),[1]also spelled resume[2]or resumé,[3]is a document used by persons to present their backgrounds and skills. Résumés can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment.[4]A typical résumé contains a "summary" of relevant job experienceand education, as its French origin (and its translation into Spanish as "resumen") implies. The résumé is usually one of the first items, along with a cover letterand sometimes an application for employment, which a potential employersees regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screenapplicants, often followed by an interview. Thecurriculum vitae(CV) used foracademic purposes in the UK (and in other European countries) is more akin to the résumé — a shorter, summary version of one's education and experience — than to the longer and more detailedc.v. that is expected in U.S. academic circles. Generally, the résumé is substantially shorter than a CV in English Canada, the U.S.andAustralia.[5]As has been indicated above, the word résumé comes from the French word résumémeaning "summarized" or "summary".[6]Leonardo Da Vinciis credited with the first résumé though his "résumé" takes the form of a letter written about 1481–1482 to a potential employer, Ludovico Sforza.[7][8]Contents[hide] 1Description2Styleso2.1Reverse chronological résuméo2.2Functional résuméo2.3Hybrid résuméo2.4Online résuméso2.5Infographic, video and website résumés3Résumé evaluation4Résumé as one part of a personal branding mix5See also6Notes and references7Bibliography
Description[edit]In many contexts, a résumé is typically limited to one or two pages of size A4or Letter-size, highlighting only those experiences and qualifications that the author considers most relevant to the desired position. Many résumés contain keywordsor skillsthat potential employers are looking for via Applicant Tracking Systems

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