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Resume or CVs

It would be interesting to do a full study on the evolution of the professional documents known as the resume and the CV respectively. Firstly, we know that CV stands for curriculum vitae, and right there we have a clue about the primary way this document is different from the resume. What is the clue? […]

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Skills based resume

There are all kinds of debates about the merits of an accomplishment based resume over that of a skills-based resume. For instance, most people who favor the focus on accomplishments will do so because they fear that a list of your responsibilities or skills is not actually demonstrating what you have learned. Just consider the […]

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Chronological Resume

Here’s a shocking fact: most potential employers read a resume for two to twenty seconds at most! That’s a terrible thing to consider, as you work to craft the best resume possible, but it is also incredibly useful because it can help you to structure a readable and very appealing resume. For instance, one of […]

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Resumes – Sample Action Verbs

The following is a list of sample action verbs that can be used when writing resumes for management based roles. It’s important that resumes are themed and that you make your resume interesting, informative and most importantly, natural. Please feel free to use the list when preparing your resume. This list is to assist people […]

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Resumes – sample management action verbs

The following is a list of sample action verbs that can be used when writing resumes for management based roles. It’s important that resumes are themed and that you make your resume interesting, informative and most importantly, natural. Please feel free to use the list when preparing your resume. This list is to assist people […]

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Resumes – Action Verbs

The use of action verbs in resumes can drastically change a boring word document into a “give me more” branded statement. For example: “Managed the rollout of a new IT system” can be changed to “Accelerated the rollout of a new IT system, achieving delivery under budget and within a tight three week deadline”. Notice […]

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