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Resume Writing Tip # 3 – Does Your Resume Pass the 10 Second Test?

It’s a well known fact that recruiters and hiring managers spend just 10 seconds (if you’re lucky) briefly scanning each resume to find potential candidates for a position. Not only are they pressed for time, but by about the 20th … Continue reading

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Is being the ‘stand out’ candidate more than just good resume writing?

It certainly is. The stand out candidate in any job application isn’t just the person who ticks all the boxes and sounds fabulous on paper. It’s the person who can offer more than the standard candidate. They are the ones … Continue reading

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It’s More ‘Show’ Than Tell: Why Infographic Resumes Are The Future

There’s plenty of advice out there on what you should and shouldn’t write in your resume and what you should and shouldn’t say in a job interview, but what if you’ve done all the right things and you’re still not … Continue reading

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Resume Writing Tip #1: How to explain job hopping and gaps in employment

Most of us will take time off, for one reason or another, from working. You may choose to take a break from work to study, travel, start a family or renovate your house. Sometimes it’s an unplanned event such as … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why You Should Include ‘Personal Interests’ On Your Resume

Now this is a hotly debated subject in resume writing circles and you’ll find plenty of conflicting advice on what to include in your resume/CV. Many job seekers wonder if they should include their personal interests on their resume or … Continue reading

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How to give your resume a facelift . . . even if you hate resume writing

Let’s face it, when you think about writing your resume, it’s not something most of us get excited about but it’s one of the most important marketing tools you will need for your job search. Without a good resume, you … Continue reading

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