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CV and Resume; Brief-answer Questions

CV and Resume

1. What does CV stand for?
Ans: CV stands for Curriculum Vitae.
2. Define CV.
Ans: A CV or curriculum vitae is a written record of a person’s education, training, employment, experience and all skills that she / he has achieved.
3. What are the elements of a CV?
Ans: Personal Details, Employment History, Educational Qualifications, Other Skills, Interests or Pastimes, and Referees are the elements of a CV. 
4. What is a resume? [NU 2018]
Ans: Resume is a formal written document of a job applicant’s educational qualification, work experience and skills for a particular job.
5. What is the difference between CV and resume?
Ans: A resume is a brief summary of a person’s skills and experiences over one or two pages while a CV is more detailed and can stretch well beyond two pages.
6. What do you mean by a bio-data?
Ans: A bio-data (biographical data) is a form of resume that focuses on the candidate's personal information such as gender, race, age and religion and used for applying for certain jobs.
7. What is the difference between a resume and bio-data? 
Ans: A resume is ideally a summary of one’s education, skills and employment when applying for a new job. On the other hand, in a bio-data, the focus is on personal particulars like date of birth, gender, religion, race, nationality, residence, marital status, and the like.