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Resume – give your resume a boast

Competition…it is the primary issue in the modern job market. For many people it is almost a given that the job they seek will become “theirs” if they get the one-on-one interview, but this may not happen if they have a “lackluster” resume. So, how do you go about enhancing or improving a resume to […]

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Resumes – Formating achievements

How to Demonstrate Achievements in Your Resume Often it is going to be better to “show” than to flat out “tell” a potential employer the best details about yourself. For instance, if you want them to understand that you have leadership skills you could just create a section in your document called “skills” and put […]

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Resume CV basics

Getting Started with Your First Resume CV If you have already created a resume in the past, but before completing your college or school studies, you need to start with a “blank slate”. This is because any official academics have tremendous value in a resume and should work in your favor for each and every […]

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Resume job application follow up

Following Up on a Resume or Job Application In any discussion about the merits and necessity of following up on a resume submission or job application there are too many issues to look at: there is the actual following up, and then there is the “pestering” that tends to drive potential employers crazy. So, how […]

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Resume – Cover letter (the basics)

Resumes: Creating a Powerful Cover Letter How do you begin the process of creating a potent or powerful cover letter? It all begins with the individual “goal”. For example, why are you applying for this job? What is the underlying goal? Yes, you want to make money and have a job, but what else has […]

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Resume Cover Letter Networking

Article: Resume Cover Letter – Networking They say that “all is fair in love and war,” but in the current job situation they can also say that all is fair in job seeking too. Now, we are not advocating sabotage in the least, but we are saying that you can become a very active prospector […]

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Resume Job Cover Letter – is worth the bother?

Professional resumes – Are Job Cover Letters Worth the Bother? You spend time making a sharpened, honed and highly polished resume. You make sure that the application (whether online or in person) is perfect too. Now you take a few minutes to write a brief note saying that you have attached the resume to the […]

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Resumes – Resignation Cover Letter

Professional Resumes – A Formal Resignation Cover Letter There is nothing pleasant about resigning from a job, unless you have been there for many years and are retiring happily from the post. This means that you need to understand the process in order to make it as uncomplicated and painless as possible. The first thing […]

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Resume Cover letter – thank you notes

A Resume Cover Letter for a Thank You Note Do you need to write some sort of resume cover letter for a thank you note? The subject of this brief discussion is the thank you note that you MUST draft whenever you have been contacted and given an interview for a job to which you applied. […]

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Resume – refreshing the resume

Back around the 1980s, it was typical for someone doing a job search to have a box of pre-printed resumes sitting on his/her desk. They would have probably worked with a professional who helped them draft the resume, and they would have then headed to a printer to have the document put on heavy stock […]

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