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Advice for the German CV

Advice for the German CV 17 Dezember, 2013Leave a comment

In case you plan to work in Germany a well-written Lebenslauf accompaning theGerman cover letter is the bases for a call back for an job interview. Find here at Joblers the most important advice for writing a German CV in bullet points. The German CV usually accompanies the German Cover Letter. Those two documents are need to be well-written when hoping for call-back for a job interview.

Find here all important advice for writing the German CV in bullet points

  • Adapt your CV to the Lebenslauf formatting (including DIN 5008 Norm)
  • Concentrate on the relevant facts only
  • Two pages in table format as maximum
  •  It is divided into the sections professional experience, education and training, voluntary work, languages and IT-skills.
  • Hobbies and interests can be added, if they are relevant and fit the profile.
  • Certificates (institute, university and work) come enclosed/ attached as supplementary material
  • Add a professional photo
  • Fill in the time gaps with content like projects or training
  • Don’t forget to add personal information like  names, surname, current address, email, mobile, your marital status, date of birth, place of birth and your nationality
  • Start with professional experience
  • Education and Training
  • Language and It-skills
  • Voluntary work
  • Soft skills like Hobbies and Interests are optional
  • Double check your German CV regarding spelling and grammar

Good luck 😉

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