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Poll Results: Which Linux Desktop do you use?

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  • 13% of voters (117)
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  • 18% of voters (158)
    Cinnamon
  • 17% of voters (148)
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  • 4% of voters (39)
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  • 6% of voters (55)
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  • 9% of voters (81)
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post #6551 of 7733
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Maybe CV is a British colloquialism (albeit a Latin term).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curriculum_vitae (in case you haven't already googled it)

But yeah, I agree with you. Weird that job agencies don't accept them.

Yes Googled it and then thought "must be a European term".
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post #6552 of 7733
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Yes Googled it and then thought "must be a European term".

Waaaay off topic now, but do you have an equivalent term in America?
post #6553 of 7733
Résumé
post #6554 of 7733
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Originally Posted by Ferrari8608 View Post

Résumé

Ah yes. Of course. Sorry for asking such a dumb question laugher.gifredface.gif
post #6555 of 7733
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Résumé
Nope. Résumé is completely different from a CV.

In America, We just call the Cover Letters instead of CV.

(If what I'm assuming a CV is is actually a CV and not a just a Résumé)
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Nope. Résumé is completely different from a CV.

In America, We just call the Cover Letters instead of CV.

(If what I'm assuming a CV is is actually a CV and not a just a Résumé)

CV and Résumé are pretty interchangeable terms in England. But a cover letter is something different; it's literally a short letter (usually only a couple of paragraphs) that's attached to a job application / résumé to discuss why you think you're suitable for the job. The idea being that résumés are more of a skills / job history reference sheet (often just bullet pointed) but the cover letter is a the kind of BS that you'd come out with in an interview where you're highlighting specific attributes you want to draw to the employers attention and demonstrate why you're enthusiastic to work there.

Because of this, cover letters are unique; written specifically for the company you're applying to. Unlike CVs / résumés which can be a little more generic for job types (eg sys admin, developer, etc)
Edited by Plan9 - 3/25/14 at 10:13am
post #6557 of 7733
I took it as both are just your job history/experience you may have. But I don't have much experience with them.
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A CV isn't really an American Cover Letter. I keep all three hope one day I'll get picked up by a German company though I'm getting kind of old for them.
 
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@xeekei This the right one?
No. This is the one:

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gtk-theme-numix-blue/

The other one had issues with the decorations.
post #6560 of 7733
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No. This is the one:

https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/gtk-theme-numix-blue/

The other one had issues with the decorations.

Thanks that was going to be my other guess.

Edit:

Created with GIMP

Here is it now, yes my clock is off and yes the resolution is completely different. Really liking how it looks now.
Edited by cones - 3/25/14 at 12:15pm
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