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Most Common Career Transition Resume Mistakes
By Gina Watson

Not everyone is aware of the strategies of writing an effective resume especially when you plan on making a career transition. It also makes no sense in grabbing a book on 'How to Write a Winning Resume', because resume styles differ with each individual requirement.

The Design Element in Your Resume
By Megan Brooks

The resume is a fact document and doesn't seem to lend itself to thoughts of design or visual aesthetics. But nothing could be farther from the truth. The resume is central to someone involved in a job search and can help make the vital difference between a professional being chosen for a job interview or being rejected.

How to Handle Unrelated Work Experience on Your Resume
By Gina Watson

In order to secure an invitation for an interview, it is highly essential to have a resume which presents your skills, background, and experience. If you are changing careers or do not really have the experience you need, you will realize that putting together an effective resume is an overwhelming experience. Read on to find out which type of resume is best suited for this purpose and why.

Importance of Additional Information in Resumes
By Gina Watson

The additional information section although placed last on the resume and is optional, it holds great importance in making a strong statement about you. This section not only exhibits your enthusiasm to learn new things but also helps in sketching your personality beyond the work environment.

Chronological vs. Functional Resumes - Which To Choose?

When developing your resume, there are two different types of resume formats you should consider: a chronological resume and a functional resume. Your decision to choose one format over another should be dependent on your career background and personal circumstances.

Common Resume Mistakes

Avoid these costly resume mistakes!

Cover Letters, Resumes And The Job Hunter...What's It All About?

Any good job hunter needs a resume package. The cover letter and resume always go together and do the same basic thing in slightly different ways. A job hunter without both of them will probably not get very far in the search for a good career position. With that in mind, let’s take a look at what these crucial documents should do for you. The first part, the cover letter, is a short one page letter consisting of three or four paragraphs. It serves as an introduction to t...

Do I Need a Resume or Curriculum Vita?

Understanding the different between a resume and a CV can be a little confusing. Resumes and Curriculum Vitae are completely different documents, should be approached differently in writing and each are geared to certain industries and job types.

Effective Resume Writing

A lot of places around the world call it A Curriculum Vitae, in North America, it's a Resume. This is definitely one of the most important tools that any jobseeker has at their disposal. You may be THE best candidate for a particular job by a long way, however, if you don't make it to the interview stages the company will never know. Many companies (especially the larger corporations) will use computer software to "read" all the resume’s and reject any that don't fit a pa...

How To Bulletproof Your Career!

Are you struggling with today's challenging employment trends? Learn the most important activities you should always be doing to overcome the challenges of today's career market, and bulletproof your career for the future.

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