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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)
  • Education
  • IT knowledge
  • Languages (understanding, reading and speaking)
  • International and intercultural experience (optional)
    # Where have you lived and how are your intercultural competencies
  • Hobbies

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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