CV – long, covers your entire career, static.
Resume – short, no particular format rule, highly customizable.
|A CV (Curriculum Vitæ, which means the course of life in Latin) is an in-depth document that can be laid out over two or more pages and it contains a high level of detail about your achievements, a great deal more than just a career biography. The CV covers your education as well as any other accomplishments like publications, awards, honors, etc. The document tends to be organized chronologically and should make it easy to get an overview of an individual’s full working career.||A resume, or résumé, is a concise document typically not longer than one page as the intended reader will not dwell on your document for very long. The goal of a resume is to make an individual stand out from the competition. The job seeker should adapt the resume to every position they apply for. It is in the applicant’s interest to change the resume from one job application to another and to tailor it to the needs of the specific post. A resume doesn’t have to be ordered chronologically, doesn’t have to cover your whole career like and is a highly customizable document.|
|A CV is more detailed and can stretch well beyond two pages.||A resume is a brief summary of your skills and experience over one or two pages.|
|A CV is intended to be a full record of your career history.||A resume is a brief, targeted list of skills and achievements.|