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Expert Resume Samples
Are you curious what your resume would look like if it was written by a resume genius? We offer a selection of resume samples accross popular industries which include not just large downloadable images but also writing tips and suggestions. Each industry has resume samples sorted by career level (entry-level to professional) as well as the alternative combination style.
Learn basic and advanced resume writing techniques that will help you beat out your competition. The information contained within will help you land an interview faster. Everything in this section is guaranteed to be up to date for the year 2014, meaning that you’ll be on the cutting edge.
What should you write in your cover letter? To whom should you address it? How can you write it to differentiate it from your resume? Is writing a cover letter necessary at all? Should you attach references to it? Learn the science of cover letter writing in this section to add a significant boost to your job search.
Job Search Skills and Strategies
Do you know how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, and job search engines to search for and apply for jobs? Read this complete job search strategy guide to stay relevant in the modern era. It also covers traditional job search strategies like scanning newspapers, cold calling, and more. A comprehensive job search strategy will get you more interviews.
Interview skills are essential to your job search. How should you dress for your interview? What are common interview questions you might hear, and how should you answer them? What are some methods for increasing your confidence before interviewing? Learn all about how to ace your interview and land the job inside.
Thank You Letters
How soon should you send thank you letters after an interview? What should you write in it? Is there such thing as “too formal” or “too casual”? Read this section to avoid making unnecessary job search blunders. We’ve got an answer for everything.
Learn New Skills
This page contains a list of 123 educational websites. It includes online university courses, massive open online courses, and sites that teach computer skills, music, language, and more. Each has been put into its own section in alphabetical order. Improve your chances of getting a job by boosting your skill base. The Internet is a powerful tool for you to use — get started now.
Glossary of Resume Terms
This page contains a list of 78 terms commonly used by human resources professionals to describe resume and career related topics. If you’re confused by terminology on this site, just check out this resource. The definitions are simple and easy to understand.
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