Archive for December, 2007

CVs for Postdocs Leaving Academia

A curriculum vitae is not just for people who would like to enter the academic field. It is also something that an individual has to consider when they will be leaving academia. There are cases where people who have been involved in scholarly research would like to pursue something that requires a lighter take on the subject. There are people who have been involved in postdoc studies for several years and suddenly they want to get into something which is quite far from academic research. Because…

Getting Personal on Your Resume

If you’ve grown accustomed to writing resumes that are haphazardly done, you might want to think it through before doing that to your curriculum vitae. It is very important that you ensure the credibility and the neatness of your CV as this is one of the most formal documents that your prospective employer will read about you. This particular document is one of the things that you will need to polish until it is constructed perfectly. That being said, you need a lot of things to include in it as…

Taking a Year Off Without Hurting Your Career

Some professionals would feel so burned out with their work that they need a break, a really long break. And this is not because they want to become bums, but because of severe cases like stress-related migraines that even a three-hour massage cannot help.You feel like doing the same: taking a year off from work and return to the same office once your vacation is done. Just in case you are wondering, yes, you can take a year-long vacation. However, the problem is: would the company accept you ba…

Keep your Curriculum Vitae Simple

How do you keep your CV simple? It’s an honest question but it also carries with it so many implications such as what to retain and what to take out. You might want to be able to read through this first in order to know how it is to create a CV that is straight to the point, yet contains all vital information. One thing you should remember is that there are no absolute rules whenever you’re making your CV. With that being said, don’t take these suggestions as rules to live by whenever you’re dra…