Topic 3 How to write CV and cover letters, tips on job applications, validation process of previous degrees

Tools & Resources for CV & Cover Letter preparation

Europass , is a widely known and free good tool to use to prepare a CV. It is easy to use, and you have of choice of preparing it in 30 different languages.

The Europass site offers you the option to create a Cover Letter and test your digital skills as well.

  • Research the company you want to apply to.
  • Customize the CV and cover letter according to the role you are applying for.
  • Do not make your CV & Cover Letter too long.

Validation of Previous (Foreign) Degrees: For a lot of jobs (especially in the public sector and less in private sector) a recognition of a foreign degree is required for a  any individual, either a Greek citizen or a third-country national, who has studied in a foreign university (a University, a Technical University OR a Technological Educational Institution). DOATAP is the organization that completes that process.

This is the main address of the organization where you can find all the information about the process.

  • All the steps might seem overwhelming at first, but please make sure you read the instructions carefully before you start the process.
  • Unless your degrees are translated into English (or originally in English) or French they must be translated into Greek.
  • Your High School Diploma needs to be validated often by a letter from the Embassy in Greece of the country where it was issued.