- The picture we draw in our curriculum vitae is far from reality. We depict in our CVs what we want others to perceive us as. We only list our achievements in our CVs. We don't mention our failures. We don't list how many times we applied for jobs and we didn't get them. We don't include the awards we applied for that we didn't win. We don't include the grants we applied for that were denied funding. We don't mention the papers we submitted that were rejected...
- Professor Johannes Haushofer from Princeton University published his
CV of failures to encourage people to face their disappointments.
- "The stories behind a CV".