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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