WRITING DATES

Chapter
Part of the Guides to Professional English book series (GPE)

Abstract

Do not underestimate how writing dates in the cleanest / clearest form can radically affect the way your CV looks.

Date of birth: 10 March 2003 (day as a digit, month as a full word, year in four digits).

Current position: 2015-present (only put month if you began very recently).

Previous position: 2011–2015 (only put months for short periods, e.g. Jan 2015–May 2015).

Thesis: month + year.

Abbreviations: don’t abbreviate years, abbreviate months by using first three letters (Jan, Feb, Mar).

Keywords

Europe 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PisaItaly

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