Showcases creativity: highlights skills, qualifications, relevant experiences, and training. Colorful and eye-catching. Includes imagery. Used to attract/engage. Design-focused. One (1) page. Very Concise.
Showcases competence: summary of skills, qualifications, relevant experiences, and training. Used for any job. One (1) page for fresh graduate. Two-to-three pages for 5-10+ years of experience. Concise.
Showcases credentials: full history of academic-related experience and accomplishments. Used for academia/teaching, scientific/research, medical jobs, and grants. No page limit. Highly formal. Detailed.