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How to Add a Publication to Your Resume OOR

How to Add a Publication to Your Resume OOR

How to Add a Publication to Your Resume

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Resumes are important documents for all kinds of application packages — jobs, scholarships, grad school, etc. Your resume should fit within the total package highlighting your achievements in a concise manner that can be further expounded upon in your personal statement, cover letter, or your letters of reference. It is important to custom tailor your resume to any particular position, or program you are applying for. Some information needs to be emphasized more than other depending on what the reviewers may be looking for.

List

Your CV is a place to list serious published work – material that's published in journals in your field. If you have articles that are pending or submitted but not yet accepted, it's okay to include them too. A serious scholarly book in your field is a valuable item too. If the material was a team effort, list your co-authors – but boldface your name. Your thesis should probably go under "research" or "education" unless you revised it and got it published in a journal.

Some academics recommend listing your blog, if you have one. This may be worth including if, say, it takes serious academic issues and explains them to the mass media. Purely social media posts aren't worth mentioning. Usually, you'd include all your academic publications, but if you have past papers you're no longer proud of or that became outdated, omit them. If you've had a career change, you may choose to leave off papers that don't relate to your current field. (Source: work.chron.com)

Format

Having one or more published works listed on your resume can help you stand out as an applicant to a job or graduate program. Listing your publications on a resume also provides employers with proof of your writing and research skills which can help to highlight your qualifications. This article explains how to modify your resume format to include relevant publications and when to enhance your resume with published material.

Iyou are listing multiple publications, make sure that you use the same format for each item. There are no specific guidelines for how to cite publications on a resume, but be sure to include your name and the names of any co-authors, the title, the place it was published and the date of publication. This makes your resume more readable and will help employers find your writing. (Source: www.resume.com)

 

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