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Resume & CV Switch – Choosing a Career in Government

Choosing a Career in Government trying to decide on the career path that you want to take, or when you are looking into switching careers, you might consider choosing a career in government. Government jobs enable you to earn a living while contributing to our society in a positive way. These jobs have many perks […]

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Resumes – Interview Special (tips)

Everyone always says not to judge a book by its cover, but unfortunately, appearance does count in the work world. You need to look put together and professional at a job interview, or you could turn a future employer off completely. What you wear can make or break how the hiring manager perceives you and […]

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Market News – Resume Solutions

The Sydney Morning Herald has today reported that “the economy rose 1.3 per cent in the March quarter, more than double the pace expected by economists”. This is strong data that is needed to add confidence in what is still regarded as a very volatile market. This data caught many by surprise including a number […]

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Resume – Testimonials

The use of testimonials in a resume can have a powerful effect. For example: “John Smith played a key role in the implementation of our new SAP R/3 solution, an implementation that prior to John’s arrival, had been plagued with delivery issues. John not only brought the project back on track, but delivered within the […]

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Designer Resumes

There is an increasing trend across the internet for resumes to remove themselves from the old fashioned black & white styles, and begin to incorporate graphic design. This can be seen in a number of resume template sites that are now popping up across the internet. So do designer resumes work? The answer is a […]

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Resumes – value propositions

Value Propositions in Resumes Though “value propositions” are a value that is believed by a customer to come from working with a specific brand of company, you can actually create value propositions in your resume too. How? It is actually a fun and challenging way to craft innovative and eye-catching professional resumes! This is because […]

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Resumes & CV’s – the basics (fonts)

Most modern job seekers know that their resume has to be available as a printed document, but is more often requested as an electronic one. This means that they have to have a properly formatted version of the resume on their computer or on a thumb drive that can be used with any sort of […]

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Common Resume Mistakes

It is amazing to stand back and look at the way the entire job hunting experience has changed in the course of the past 20 years. Just consider that it used to be “standard procedure” to look through a printed newspaper’s “Help Wanted” ads in order to find almost any kind of work. From corporate […]

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Resume CV – things to avoid

Things to Avoid In a Resume CV You are on a job hunt and you need the right tools for success. Obviously, the biggest and most significant of the tools is the resume, but it can actually work against you if you make some of the most common resume mistakes. In this brief article, we […]

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Resume Cover Letter

Tailoring a Resume Cover Letter to a Job It is absolutely amazing to read how many job seekers feel that the cover letter is unnecessary or just a “peripheral” thing attached to the resume and application. The cover letter is actually a powerful bargaining tool that you can use to heavily influence the outcome of […]

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