Advertising your-self with a professional profile is a very daunting task when you are confused between these three terms – “Resume, CV and BioData”. Specially, it is very confusing for a fresher who first time plans to enter into the corporate world.
The length of a Biodate: One page of a Biodata with personal facts is sufficient for marriage purpose, but if you want to consider it to showcase your personal & professional detail both, it may go up-to two - three pages.
The Length of a Resume: Length of a Resume can reach up-to three pages depends on your industrial experiences and your needs.
CV (Curriculum Vitae)
CV: CV stands for Curriculum Vitae
The curriculum vitae is a document which includes the summary of your academic qualification, educational background, skills, , work experiences, awards, honors, presentations, teaching experiences, degree research, publications and other vital details of an individual.
A Resume and a CV (Curriculum Vitae) both are used for the same purpose, the only difference is there in their format and length.
In India, Australia and South Africa - Resume and CV both are used for the purpose of employment, the only difference is – the word Resume is used regularly for the private sector jobs and CV for the public sector jobs.
The best used in places: Exclusively, in the UK, Ireland, and New Zealand, companies demand for CV to screen-out the candidates for the job interviews.
The best used for: CVs are mainly used to applying for – intercontinental, health care, research, academic, teaching, scholarships, assistantships, fellowships, internships, and scientific jobs.
The length of a CV: There is no page limit for Curriculum Vitae, the only thing is – it is always being considered as larger in length as compared to Resume.
Whatever item (Resume, Biodata, or CV) you choose to describe your personal and professional details in summarized form, the best thing you need to do is - you should know “the purpose of choosing the item, the details you want to include in the item, and in which order you want to place the details in the item?”