Resume and cover letter

As part of our Resumes For Ukraine initiative, we are helping Ukrainians 

build resumes that meet Canadian standards

 

Please read our 


For a very simple version of the resume, see:

To write a great cover letter:

If after this stage you need more personalized help, send your resume to resumes@4Ukraine.ca and a volunteer will help you.

Common tips we give to Ukrainians : 

  1. Do not add a photo! Employers may reject your candidacy to avoid discrimination. 

  2. Title of your resume document should be : ''name in English - Resume''. Example: "Anna Melnyk - Resume"

  3. Your resume should be in a standard pdf or word format 

  4. Make sure there are no gaps in your experience section. This is a common request we get from recruiters. If at some point you were unemployed, stayed at home, studied or other situation, please make sure you mention it.

Join us!

For questions and tips about living in Canada, join Canada's largest Facebook group for Ukrainians: