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How to put publications on a resume
How to put publications on a resume

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Putting relevant industry publications on a resume is a popular way of enhancing your job application. If you have had the opportunity to share a message that has proven popular with an audience, why wouldn’t you want to share it with a prospective employer?
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Published in Resume Help

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

How to write an entry-level resume objective (with examples)
A resume objective, or summary, is a valuable tool when it comes to showcasing your qualifications and unique selling points. This blog will show you how to write an entry-level resume objective that lands the interview.
How to write an entry-level resume objective (with examples)
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8 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

80 Of the best resume adjectives for 2023 and examples of how to use them
Describing yourself and your achievements can be a daunting task, especially when you really want the interview. The list of adjectives and writing guidance below is designed to inspire confidence and creativity.
80 Of the best resume adjectives for 2023 and examples of how to use them
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19 min read

Published in Career

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

How to apply for jobs if you have dyslexia
Dyslexia should not be a barrier to finding a great job and, in fact, it’s not. Start with the tips below to smooth your path to success.
How to apply for jobs if you have dyslexia
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10 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to discuss compensation expectations in an interview
You should feel a frisson of excitement when it comes to a serious conversation about compensation with a potential future boss. There is a lot on the line for them, too. Here is how you manage the compensation expectations discussion like a pro.
How to discuss compensation expectations in an interview
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Core competencies: What are they and how should they appear on a resume?
What’s the difference between a core competency and a skill? Which should you choose and how should you present these abilities? We answer those questions and more below.
Core competencies: What are they and how should they appear on a resume?
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17 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

What is the average US salary? Check how much you should be earning now with our complete guide
Are you getting paid fairly? In the following guide, we will take a look at what the average US salary is so that you can compare yours. Here’s what you should know.
What is the Average US Salary? Check How Much You Should Be Earning Now with Our Complete Guide
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15 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

How to highlight military experience on your resume
Your transition out of the military requires a resume that expresses your talents in a way that civilian employers will understand. The blog below offers tips for making the most of your service in your post-military resume.
How to highlight military experience on your resume
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13 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

What to do when you lose your job: the definitive survival guide
Your boss has called you into their room and said the words you were afraid to hear. Your guts wrench. Don’t panic. Here’s what to do when you lose your job.
What to do when you lose your job: the definitive survival guide
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13 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Job responsibilities examples - for popular roles
If you are looking for a job, you will encounter countless job responsibilities examples within recruitment advertising. No one role is the same – responsibilities may vary from company to company, so read between the lines.
Job responsibilities examples - for popular roles
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20 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to Answer “Walk Me Through Your Resume”
The toughest interview questions are those where you could say almost anything you want. A boring answer to “walk me through your resume” has the potential to kill the vibe of any interview. An exciting response may conversely mean that the job is as good as yours.
How to Answer “Walk Me Through Your Resume”
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11 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

An anxious person’s guide to interviews
Everyone experiences anxiety before and during an interview. That is entirely normal. The outcome simply matters too much. Having said that, if you are prone to excessive levels of anxiety at critical moments, this blog may suggest some ways to lessen the impact.
An anxious person’s guide to interviews
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12 min read
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