Debbie Bride is a Canadian communications specialist who has called Costa Rica home since 2017. Her background includes writing about human resource and career development topics for employees and association members in various business and non-profit sectors. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Debbie moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba as a young adult, settling into that vibrant prairie hub for a life and career chapter spanning four decades. She currently works as editorial coordinator for Costa Rica’s premier travel and lifestyle magazine, Howler.
Feeling unmotivated about that motivation you need to write? Would it help if you had a better idea how to go about it? Fret not! We’re here to guide you through the steps of creating this important application booster.
What does CV stand for? There is a short-form and long-form type of CV, or curriculum vitae. These are two distinctively different documents with the same name. We hope your confusion dissipates with our explanation of all this, starting with the easy part.
Even if hiring managers don’t ask about your conceptual skills, at least in so many words, being prepared with examples is advisable. Being shortlisted for that interview could hinge on how well your conceptual skills come across in your CV and cover letter.