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Applying for a job

When you apply for a job, you’ll generally be asked to send in your résumé/CV, together with a letter or e-mail of application. A résumé or CV (short for curriculum vitae) is a brief account of your previous employment, education, and qualifications.

Employers often receive hundreds of applications for a job, so it’s very important to make sure that your résumé/CV and job application cover letter create the right impression and present your personal information in a focused, well-structured, and attractive way.

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