Resume Writing Styles

There are several styles of resumes along with numerous variations. Your experience and the kind of job you are applying for will help to determine the style of resume you use. The two basic styles are: Chronological Resumes and Functional Skills Resumes. Some of the variations include the main themes of business, academic, general, student, standard, professional, or engineering.

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What You Need to Know about a Company Before a Job Interview

What You Need to Know about a Company Before a Job Interview

Before heading to job interview, it is extremely important that candidates know as much information as possible about the
Company/ Organization. Getting this information is fairly simple, and it's a good idea to memorize a few key points to bring
up during the interview. Human Resource Managers are impressed by interviewees who are well-informed about the company.

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5 Things You Should Never do in a Job Interview

5 Things You Should Never do in a Job Interview

Congratulations! you have just gotten called in for a job interview. You now need to know the simple ways to candidates make a bad impression during an interview. There are a few things that most Human Resource professionals agree are “pet peeves” guaranteed to ensure you do NOT get the job.

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10 tips for an Excellent Résumé

10 tips for an Excellent Résumé

1. Résumé length

You may have heard that your résumé should fit on one page. This is nonsense. Recruiter or hiring managers don’t care if your résumé is one or two pages long. But they do care whether it is easy to read and gives key information upfront. Your résumé can be one, two, or (occasionally) even three pages. The only rule is that the length should be appropriate for you. If in doubt follow the (very general) rule of thumb that less than 5 years experience probably only requires one page and more than that may need two.

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10 Rules to follow when Writing a Cover Letter

 
What is a Cover Letter?
 
A cover letter is an introduction, a sales pitch, and a ­proposal for further action all in one. It gives the reader a taste of what’s to come–not by simply summarizing the resume, but by highlighting the aspects of your background that will be most relevant to the position. A cover letter also demonstrates that you can organize your thoughts and express yourself clearly and appropriately; in other words, it reflects your ­communication skills and, to some extent, your personality.
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