Resume / CV

Synonym Suggestions for your Resume Cover Letter

Synonym Suggestions for your Resume & Cover Letter

Looking for a synonym or another way to articulate common words or phrases on your resume or in your cover letter? Good. And here’s why: Many common phrases are overused buzzwords that will likely annoy the reader, as they see them…
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Resume Format – Everything You Need to Know

Is your resume format that important? Oh yes! Your resume format can decide how quickly – or slowly – a recruiter or potential employee can see what you bring to the table. Picture the scene: After weeks of trawling through the job…
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How to abbreviate on your resume

How to Abbreviate on your Resume (or CV)

When writing your resume you want to save precious space in order to include all your achievements and demonstrate why you are the best candidate for the job. But what’s the best way to abbreviate on your resume without causing…
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Do's and Don'ts of Infographic Resumes

The Do’s and Don’ts of Infographic Resumes

“A good design encourages a viewer to want to learn more.” ~ Alexander Isley An infographic resume, or visual resume, makes the reader more curious and inquisitive to know you more. This is a competitive job market, you need to do…
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References on resume

References on your resume: Should they be included?

You may be wondering whether you should include professional references on your resume, or if you should write something like “references available upon request”. What about a references list? Sound familiar? This article outlines the approach you should take to…
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How long should my resume be

How long should a resume be?

“How long should a resume be?” is one of the most common questions asked by job seekers. And rightly so. No recruiter wants to wade through pages and pages of your resume. And similarly, if your resume is too short…
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