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Chapter 25. Business Writing: Write Angl... > Resumés and Cover Letters: Get on th... - Pg. 258

Business Writing: Write Angles 258 Take My Word for It A curriculum vitae (CV to those in the know) is the Goodyear Blimp of resumés: It contains every relevant thing you've ever done. Scientists and academics use CVs instead of resumés to include all their publications, conferences, and professional affiliations. My CV is more than 20 pages long. A middle-aged candidate with a great deal of experience prepared the following skills resumé. The format allows her to place the emphasis on her most recent jobs and place far less emphasis on her age. Danger, Will Robinson Claire includes her job as Assistant Manager, which she held from 1973­1980. The original resumé had that