Differences in Resumes
U.S. resumes may be different than resumes in other countries. The following highlights some of the differences.
|Concise and frequently chronological||Detailed and not always chronological|
|One page is typically preferred||Two or more pages is typical|
|Does NOT include age, geographical preference, relationship status, religion, etc.||Sometime include age, geographical preference, relationship status, religion, etc.|
|Marketing tool which includes relevant jobs, education, skills and accomplishments||Explains academic and formal work experience|
Here are a few resources to help build an excellent resume!