What’s a Hybrid CV-Resume, and When Should I Use It?
Part 3 of a 3-Part CV vs. Resume Series The hybrid CV-resume is the unicorn of job application materials. Why a unicorn, you ask? Because the hybrid CV-resume is appropriate in such limited contexts and follows a few unique, special rules that aren’t true for a typical resume or curriculum vitae. And because unicorns are rare and kinda cool, like PhDs. What jobs require a hybrid CV-resume? Positions in higher education administration, also called alt-ac positions, typically require a hybrid CV-resume. By alt-ac, I’m using the strict definition to include only jobs in higher education, not the whole gamut of nonacademic or postacademic jobs. These alt-ac positions are primarily administrative or managerial in nature, and may have a teaching or faculty component. Typically these positions are in student affairs or academic affairs. One example of a higher ed admins or alt-ac position [...]