How to write Curriculum Vitae (our recommendations)

Personal information

Start your CV with basic personal data (name, address, phone no., etc.):

  • Name
  • Address
  • Telephone No.
  • E-mail
  • Date of Birth
  • Citizenship
  • Marital status
  • Personal characteristics


Make a list of all achieved levels of education in a reverse chronological order:

  • College, University
  • High School

Work experience

Make a list of all positions you have held including the dates of employment, name of the employer and explanation of your duties, with the present one being stated first (as shown in an example below):

  • 2000. - present: name of the company; position; responsibilities;
  • 1999.-2000.
  • 1997.-1999.

Make a list of the spoken languages indicating the level at which you speak them starting with your Mother tongue (as shown in an example below):

  • Macedonian - Mother tongue
  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish (intermediate)
  • German (basic)

Additional skills

Mention any talents or skills, certificates and advanced training, for the applied positions:

  • Food & Beverage course
  • Computer Software
  • Any additional course