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Resume CV – targeting your Resume CV

If you could travel back in time to the 1980s you would see that many people began a job search by sitting down with a professional resume writer or CV writer and creating a single document. This would then be sent to a printer’s, where the owner of the resume would get a few hundred […]

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Resumes – assessing job response or lack of

You have sent out more than ten resumes in the past two weeks and have zero responses to show for it. You know that the job market is very competitive, but you are beginning to worry that it is your resume and not the market. How can you tell? We suggest you use the following […]

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Resumes – Graphic Designer resume

Did you know that there are ways to create “targeted” resumes? The subject of this brief discussion is the creation of graphic designer resumes, but we are also going to emphasize the fact that any graphic designer is going to have far more luck if he/she designs the document based on the job in question. […]

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Resume or CV – ASCII Format

When you read the term “Resume  or CV ASCII” formats, it means that you are talking about a .txt resume or CV document. This is the “plain text” variant by which most word processing programs will let you save a document. It is also a very plain document to read. Thus, if you are going […]

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Resume – Inserting Charts

Is the resume the right place for images and data? Let’s spend some time discussing “standard” resume formats in order to answer that question correctly. If you are a creative person who loves to “tinker” with templates or to modify things that are used in a traditional manner, you may find it incredibly difficult to […]

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Resume – strategies

Resume Strategies How do you go about getting your resume noticed? One of the simplest ways to answer that question is to warn you about things that will NOT get you noticed or that will cause a potential employer to stop reading the resume too soon. For example, if you include tables or graphics in […]

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Executive Resumes

We are most certainly living in an age where competition is at “cut throat” levels. This is especially true where executive positions and an executive resume is concerned. This brief discussion is going to look at the ways that executive resumes can be structured to benefit an executive in search of a position, and how to […]

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Accountancy Resume

There are no longer any fields or industries in which there is low or little competition for work. It is a fact of modern life that even those with specialised skills and training are going to have to present the best first impressions and offer a lot of added value if they are to get […]

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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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Resume – Competency Resumes

Do you remember the “show and tell” events from your primary school days? This was a time when you brought something to school to “show” the class, and you also had a chance to “tell” them all about it as well. Though it made most kids nervous to do this, it let peers get to […]

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