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Re: [O] CV in orgmode for export to pdf (and html?)

From: Rainer M Krug
Subject: Re: [O] CV in orgmode for export to pdf (and html?)
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:24:27 +0200
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address@hidden (Tory S. Anderson) writes:

> Very nice, John. Thanks for sharing the LaTeX! 

I agree - thanks.

I will take a closer look later and possibly use some ideas.


> John Hendy <address@hidden> writes:
>> Like the rest, I picked straight LaTeX, as it just felt like forcing Org to
>> do something unnatural, in my opinion. At least, if you get into any sort
>> of formatting stuff, it just didn't feel right. Here's some other mailing
>> list discussions if you haven't run into them:
>> - https://www.mail-archive.com/address@hidden/msg37000.html
>> - http://web.archiveorange.com/archive/v/Fv8aAUnm6O4rHfVY6k0p
>> And a github repo:
>> - https://github.com/fasheng/fsh-orgmode-latex-cv
>> I still have a bookmarks folder in Chromium from when I was hunting around.
>> Here are the ones that, apparently, I found worth to make the Ctrl+D cut
>> for future reference if you're interested
>> -
>> http://linux.dsplabs.com.au/resume-writing-example-latex-template-linux-curriculum-vitae-professional-cv-layout-format-text-p54/
>> - http://www.latextemplates.com/templates/curriculum_vitaes/6/cv_6.tex
>> - http://jblevins.org/projects/cv-template/
>> - http://nitens.org/taraborelli/cvtex
>> I haven't updated mine since 2011, when I updated it for my current job. I
>> went with an internal CV so that I could list accomplishments that would be
>> considered confidential (patent applications, internal reports, etc.). I
>> did create a dummy version, which I've attached (tex/pdf). Re-looking at
>> it, I can't decide if I still like it or not. At the time, I was really
>> happy with it as my first LaTeX CV :) I'd also probably consider it a
>> hybrid CV/resume -- I liked describe some of my previous job
>> responsibilities, while including papers/presentations/etc.
>> Good luck!
>> John
>> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 5:29 AM, Andreas Kiermeier <
>> address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Hi Rainer,
>>> like Tory I prepare my CV using latex directly. I've been using
>>> "moderncv" for several years now and have been quite happy with it
>>> (though that was before I've started using org). But even now, I can't
>>> see how using org, would add to what I already have.
>>> Mind you, I tend to add to my CV (mainly publications and experience)
>>> and revise it when needed, rather than adapt it to different
>>> situations.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Andreas
>>> On 19 September 2014 19:40, Tory S. Anderson <address@hidden>
>>> wrote:
>>> > I do mine in LaTeX and haven't had a reason to change that. I keep a
>>> "Master" CV/resumé with all the gratuitous information in all categories,
>>> then make subdirs for each submission and the trimmed-down versions of my
>>> resume that I sent out. At this stage in my career–where I am still
>>> tailoring resumés to employers and not really keeping a no-holds-barred CV—
>>> this is the best workflow I've found. I'm not sure how I'd go about
>>> versioning, trimming, and tracking things as neatly in an all-org
>>> environment.
>>> >
>>> > I'm presuming you just want a full-disclosure CV, though? Org makes more
>>> sense there.
>>> >
>>> > Rainer M Krug <address@hidden> writes:
>>> >
>>> >> Hi
>>> >>
>>> >> I am looking for examples / templates for CVs written using org, as I
>>> >> decided to ose org for my CV.

Rainer M. Krug
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