UK Resume Format

By | February 20, 2009

 

UK Resume

 

In the United Kingdom, many employers require their applicants to submit resumes, sometimes called CV or curriculum vitae, online. For this reason, a UK resume format must look as simple as an email resume format. This allows you to preserve the contents of your resume.

Start your resume with a heading that contains your name, address, and contact details. State your career objective briefly after this. The next section should reflect a summary of your career or profile. This discusses your overall progress in the field, current position, and most notable attainment.

The next section must elaborate your work experience. Start by listing your job title, company name, and dates. Add a concise list of your functions and achievements in each position. Then discuss your education history.

List your course, school name, and dated of entry. Clearly account for your majors or minors, honors received, and achievements by listing them in bullets. Add a section for your special interests and other activities that you perform.

End your resume with references or reference persons with a note: “available upon request.” Take note that a UK resume must include a cover letter that contains the name of the person to whom the resume is addressed to.

UK Resume Format and Example

Sarah Prince

152 West Town Harrisburg

Pennsylvania, USA

(012) 345 6789

sarah.prince@amrcn.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To be a news anchor or newscaster in a reputable news and current affairs media company

PROFILE

Works as a feature news reporter in a reputable media communications company

Has more than 4 years of experience in the media and communications field

Takes masters degree for broadcast communications, majoring in news media

Works conscientiously and passionately

WORK EXPERIENCE

Junior News Reporter (2008 – present)

Metro News Studio 2

Pennsylvania, USA

Reports minor news feature of Metro News

Shoots live news and news segments for Metro News

Researches for scoops and cover them with the crew

Works with a crew of cameraman and media personnel everyday

Travels with the crew to other areas for scoops

News Researcher (2004 – 2008)

Metro News Studio 2

Pennsylvania, USA

Worked with a team to gather news researches

Wrote news stories segments

Traveled to different states and cities to gather news features

Directly communicates with news anchors about the news stories

Trained by direct supervisor for the position of minor news reporter

Earned a “satisfactory” grade from the supervisor

EDUCATION

Masters in Broadcast Communications (2007 – present)

University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, USA

Thesis title: Trends in broadcasting communications in Pennsylvania

Graduated with honors

Dean’s Lister, 2 semesters

Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting Communication (2000 – 2004)

University of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, USA

Major in Media Communications

Minors in Communication Research and French

Graduated with honors

Dean’s Lister, 4 semesters

OTHER SKILLS

Excellent in communication skills, both written and oral

Proficient in Microsoft Applications and MS Office

Skillful in Adobe Photoshop

Fluent in English

Proficient in French

Active in Swimming and Badminton

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth: 20 October 1983

Civil Status: Single

Nationality: American

REFERENCE PERSONS

Available upon request

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