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When it comes to job application, candidates are at their wit’s end about which document to submit while looking for work. The best way is to determine which is which is to know what a potential employer needs to know about the applicant.


Since this piece of paper is interested only in the biographical information, it focuses on personal details like date of birth, gender, religion or denomination/sect, race/ethnicity, nationality, residence/domicile, marital status, and the like. This form is readily available in most bookstores.


Derived from the French word “summary,” this set of documents is an abbreviated list of one’s educational attainment, skills set, and employment record. This is often submitted when applying for a specific post or when deliberations are made in consideration of a school or socio-civic award.

Curriculum Vitae

Latin for “course of life,” a CV offers a more detailed set of information than the resumé. Generally two to three pages (or longer), it indicates how a candidate’s skills set have been used in the course of his/her career path. It also points to his/her expertise and/or forte in a given field(s) of specialization.

Now that you’re all set to fill out the document you need, check out Manila Bulletin’s Classified Job Fair 2016 at the Trinoma Activity Center from April 12 to 13! Lots of employers await you and your skill set. It will be open from 10 am to 6 pm on both days.

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Interested to join? Check out the MB Job Fair event page and RSVP! You may also register at

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