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CV samples for work in Denmark

When searching for work in Denmark it is important to do as the Danes do and provide information in the style as expected by HR people in Denmark.

We have collected some CV/resume samples here. All samples we have found are in Danish, but which you can easily translate with google translate. Denmark-style CV samples in English don't seem to be much en vogue, which might be a signal that it is best to apply in Danish. Who knows.

Note: these are just samples and might follow different theories of how a "good" CV in Denmark looks like. And you can find more hints and tips iin our articles about how to apply for work in Denmark

Very important: In regards to how you write your CV, your application and on how you behave in an interview it is very important to know more about Danish work culture. You may have the best skills, if you present them in a way that collides with the Danish culture, your efforts will be in vain. This is described in detail and you'll find practical suggestions the book Business-Dances with Danes. Decoding Danish workplace culture

Chronological CV
for work in Denmark

Functional CV
for work in Denmark

CV samples for jobs in Copenhagen Denmark

From "Tekstmaskinen"
sample c.2
sample c.3
sample c.4
sample c.5
sample c.6
sample c.7

From "Eurograduate"
sample c.8

From "Tekstmaskinen"
sample f.2
sample f.2
sample f.3
sample f.4



Should you know of other CV samples please post them as a comment to this document.
We will then add them to our list. Thanks for your help!

See also other hints & tips about applying for jobs in Denmark and you should definitely consult the book

                                                                          Business-Dances with Danes. Decoding Danish work culture
                                                               Business-Dances with Danes.
                                               Decoding Danish workplace culture


#2 The Best for Dane 2013-03-29 19:23

Can I apply a Denmark-style C.V in DANSK, even when I don't even know Danish? (for working in Denmark)
#1 khalil khan 2012-07-14 17:33

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