Resumes & CVs

Resume & CV's

A resume (or CV) is your ticket to a great career, the entry pass that can enable a satisfying professional journey. Learn how to make a resume or CV that wows recruiters, passes the ATS, and wins great jobs.

Resume & CV's
Should you use a skills-based resume?Should you use a skills-based resume?

So you think you have skills? Great. How do you get that across on your resume? Learn what a skills-based resume is and when to use one.

Resume & CV's
How to write a killer career change cover letterHow to write a killer career change cover letter

Deciding to change your career can be the most liberating feeling. And it can be quickly followed by the intimidating realization that you now have to market yourself for an industry that you have no experience in. Not to worry! People make this leap of faith all the time. Learn about the art of the career change cover letter, and how you can use it to your advantage to show a recruiter that you are deserving of a chance.

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How best to explain employment gaps on a resumeHow best to explain employment gaps on a resume

Having employment gaps on your resume doesn’t have to be scary! We decode how to thrive in your job search even with these gaps.

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Enter the job search market with an updated resume using these tips and tricks!Enter the job search market with an updated resume using these tips and tricks!

Entering the job market at any point can be daunting, especially when you have to update your resume that’s been gathering dust. Thankfully, there are effective ways to get your resume “ready for prime time” so you can get back on the interview circuit with confidence in your resume–and yourself.

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How to list references on your resume?How to list references on your resume?

You are starting your employment search, and just like so many others, you start with your resume. You blow the cobwebs off and begin the task of updating your resume with your most recent jobs, skills, and education. The only thing left to do now is to add your references to the resume. But how do you list references on your resume?

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How to write a cover letter: Examples + tipsHow to write a cover letter: examples + tips

A cover letter is a powerful tool when it comes to convincing an employer that you have the right skills and qualifications for the job. This blog contains tips and examples to help you write the perfect cover letter.

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What is an Applicant Tracking System and How Does it Scan My Resume?What is a resume keyword-scanning

If you’re a job seeker, you’ve probably heard about “keyword scanner” or “resume scanner” software that is serving as a barrier between you and the interview. These programs are called “Applicant Tracking Systems” or ATS programs, and they’re a crucial part of modern hiring.

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How To Write A Federal Resume | Guide & TipsHow to write a federal resume

If you’re applying for a position with a federal government agency, you’ll probably notice right away that the application process is more stringent and formal than jobs you’ve applied for in the past.