academic curriculum vitae resume: A resume format that includes a comprehensive biographical statement of three to ten pages. This resume format emphasizes professional qualifications and activities.

accomplishment resume: A variation of the hybrid resume that includes qualifications and accomplishments.

Americans with Disabilities Act; ADA: A document signed into law that makes it illegal for an employer to discriminate against (or refuse to hire) a person simply because that person has one or more disabilities.

applicant tracking system: A software application that helps a company recruit employees more efficiently. Includes features to post job openings online, screen resumes, acknowledge the receipt of resumes, and generate interview requests.