Email Cover Letters: Emailing Your Resume and Cover Letter to Get the Results You Want

Author: John Dyer

When you submit your resume by email, your email message serves as the cover letter. Make the most of this online format for your job search.

Most people are used to dashing off informal emails that are quickly written and sent without much thought. Unfortunately, they treat their email cover letters the same way. That translates to an unprofessional, too casual, even sloppy opening to a resume.

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Create a Good Web Resume

Author: CODANK WEB DESIGN

A web developer who has recently completed an internship or has decided to explore a different avenue of the web design world more importantly needs to be able to show future employers their skills. The best way to do so is by creating a superb web resume.

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Which LinkedIn Groups Should I Join?

Author: Peggy McKee

One of the best aspects of LinkedIn is that it allows people to connect with other professionals in specific areas of interest, no matter what your field. LinkedIn Groups are a place for communities to form based on a common experience, goal, or any other characteristic. The idea is to provide a venue where collaboration and support can be encouraged.

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Why is LinkedIn Important When I Already Have a Resume?

Author: Peggy McKee

There are plenty of people who think that a LinkedIn account replaces traditional methods of job-hunting. While this might work for a few, this is not really the concept that propels the existence of this professional networking site. The purpose of LinkedIn is to provide a means of connecting with other people in the context of career opportunities…that’s why there are groups to join, Q&A sections, and testimonials, no matter what industry you're in.

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It is LinkedIn, Not Linked In. Are You On It?

strong>Author: Peggy McKee

What a difference a space makes. LinkedIn is vastly different from Linked In, which implies that it is something that you just plug into. That’s definitely not what LinkedIn is all about. Instead, this particular site is a powerful networking tool that allows people to get in touch with other professionals from around the world. It necessitates a proactive stance rather than a passive one.

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15 most common mistakes to avoid in your resume

Author: Alex A

95% of resumes are bad as stated by HR specialists. But that doesn’t mean that 95% of candidates are bad professionals anyway, it only means that their resumes are poorly written. Read the most common errors that are made in resumes over and over again and find out how to translate your qualifications and experience into an excellent resume.

Mistake #1.
Duties instead of accomplishments.

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Interviews Don't Have To Be a Nail-Biting Experience

Author: Heather Eagar

Most people are pretty nervous when preparing for an interview, whether it’s their first or 51st time. However there are some individuals who are beyond nervous when interview time rolls around – they’re flat out fearful. It may be that they’re extremely shy, have inherent “stage fright,” or are just afraid of facing someone perceived to be an authority figure.

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Importance Of Using Resume Buzzwords

Author: Dennis

Writing an effective job resume would require you to make use of buzzwords to attract and appeal to employers or hiring managers. Buzzwords are simply terms and keywords that you can use that can actually help make your resume reach its destination. In order to better understand this, you may need to know more on how job resumes are being distributed, sorted and collected.

Job Resume Routes

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Interviews - The Unwritten Law of Dress Code

Author: Stephen

Are you wondering why you do not seem to land that job yet your resume is very convincing? Though some things are not mentioned but they really matter when it comes to interviews, I love calling them the unwritten laws. Carefully observe the dress code of most organizations and you will discover that each company has its own mode of dressing.

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The Hybrid or Combination Resume

Author: Sarika Kabra

Examples of resumes can be of many types; they can be functional, chronological, targeted or they could be hybrid where you use more than one kind of resume and include them into one, making it a combination resume. What is generally understood by a combination resume (of which there are many free samples available online), is one that includes some elements of a chronological resume as well as a functional resume.

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