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Swiss style CV Vs British style...

Hi,

I've noticed that CVs are very different in Switzerland to the UK. I probably have to rewrite mine to fit the swiss mould, but I'm not sure what's well accepted.

How have people dealt with this?

Does anyone know how well accepted british style CVs are over here?

What are the main components of a Swiss CV?

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Re: Swiss style CV Vs British style...

Forgive me if I am wrong, but I think that europass cv's are accepted without problems from swiss employers.
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Re: Swiss style CV Vs British style...

You can use a British style CV if you are applying to multi nationals. But the difference here is that the employer gives you a written reference when you leave their employment (Zeugnis) It is more like a certificate really and backs up your CV.

So as long as you can supply written references it should be fine and if you are applying to Swiss companies you should get a professional translation.
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Re: Swiss style CV Vs British style...

Also don't be surprised if you are asked / expected to provide a photo with your CV.
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