5 Ways to Immediately Improve Your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef up …

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5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Crafting a Creative Résumé

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Although in most industries it's safe to stick to a traditional résumé format, those in creative industries like graphic design, fashion, or film can benefit from using a more imaginative and non-traditional résumé. If you want to pull off a …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.