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  • When replying to a job ad by email, every word in your message counts. From writing a clear subject line to using a professional name, your attention to detail will increase your chances of getting called in for an interview. Here are more tips to ensure your emailed job application will be opened.

    How to Reply to a Job Ad by Email

    How to Reply to a Job Ad by Email

    by Sally Hayes0

  • Learn how to write an effective curriculum vitae, or resume, and look at several examples.

    How to Write a Good CV

    How to Write a Good CV

    by mudasir7

  • Writing a meaningful objective for a resume can delay the completion of the document. To ease this process, this article shares inside information on effective objective statements that will result in more interviews (with video and written examples).

    How to Write a Perfect Resume Objective

    How to Write a Perfect Resume Objective

    by Patty Inglish34

  • Crafters have a unique set of skills that can be formatted in a resume for maximum employment potential. Here are tips on writing a resume when you have been out of work or worked from home.

    How to Create a Resume for Crafters

    How to Create a Resume for Crafters

    by CraftytotheCore40

  • In a perfect world, employers would get to really know you before they made a decision. That's not the case, so you need to craft the ideal resume to stand out from the crowd. Learn how to do so below with the trick of a first-date mindset!

    Craft an Awesome Resume With This First-Date Trick

    Craft an Awesome Resume With This First-Date Trick

    by Michelle George0

  • The "career focus" is typically the first section found in professional resumes. As a result, what you write there can have a huge impact on the first impression you give to prospective employers.

    What to Write as Your Career Focus

    What to Write as Your Career Focus

    by sarahschoice12

  • What to look out for, what structure to use, and what common mistakes to avoid when writing a professional resume.

    How to Write an Effective  Resume

    How to Write an Effective Resume

    by Michael-Duncan0

  • Everyone talks about what should be on a resume, but never about what shouldn't be there. Here's a list of common "innocent" mistakes to avoid. Does your resume have any of these?

    What Never to Write on Your Resume

    What Never to Write on Your Resume

    by Shay Banks0

  • If you need to fill a void in your resume, or are just graduating from college, use club participation to help showcase your skills to potential employers. This article shows you how to best showcase your club talents.

    How to Use Activities and Clubs to Improve a Resume

    How to Use Activities and Clubs to Improve a Resume

    by JLBender2

  • Use of standard cover letters may not disqualify you from being considered for job, but it is a missed opportunity to stand out as an applicant. Here are tips on how to personalize cover letters.

    Cover Letters: Keep It Personalized

    Cover Letters: Keep It Personalized

    by Nilza2

  • Considering applying for a job you love but you don't have all the qualifications or years of experience? With the right resume and interview tactics, it's possible to land a job without enough years of experience or all the specific skills if you can back up your qualifications in other areas.

    Applying For a Job with Less Experience than Required

    Applying For a Job with Less Experience than Required

    by Katy Medium2

  • Lying on your resume will be discovered and the larger the lie and the more famous you seem to be in a high- end job, the more likely you will be discovered... But does it matter?

    What Happens When You Lie on Your Resume

    What Happens When You Lie on Your Resume

    by Patty Inglish13

  • This article explores what is involved in writing an effective cover letter for a job application and includes tips and procedures on how to make it practical, noticeable and compelling.

    How to Write a Professional Cover Letter

    How to Write a Professional Cover Letter

    by Michael-Duncan0

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