A Danish CV in short
The main characteristics of a Danish CV are (in this order):
- Specify personal data:
# Name, address, email, telephone, age, marital status, number of children + their age, nationality, work permit
- Your 4-5 key competencies relevant to the job
- Work experience including voluntary work.
# Distinguish between content (what did you do) and key achievements (what did you achieve)
- IT knowledge
- Languages (understanding, reading and speaking)
- International and intercultural experience (optional)
# Where have you lived and how are your intercultural competencies
Length: 2 pages. max 3 - if really necessary. Never longer. Concentrate on the essential information
Insert a portrait photo if it helps you
Information supplied by Mette Steffensen from supportingPeople
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