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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Step aside high school work experience and college clubs, here's how to update your resume with real work experience to keep your career going.

    Update Your Resume After Your First Job

    Update Your Resume After Your First Job

    by Katy Medium1

  • If you are replying to a job advertisement by email, follow these simple tips to improve your chances of getting called in for an interview.

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Have you ever wondered how to compile your artwork into a convenient digital form that you can submit to potential employers? I outline how you can accomplish it in no time.

    How to Create a Digital Art Portfolio

    How to Create a Digital Art Portfolio

    by M. T. Dremer13

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