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How to ask for feedback after an interview
How to ask for feedback after an interview

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

You went in with high hopes, but you didn’t get the job. What a letdown! But your job search isn’t over. Use this as a learning opportunity by asking where you went wrong. The first step is knowing how to ask for feedback after an interview.
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Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Should I include my pronouns on my resume?
The decision on whether or not to include your pronouns on your resume may not be as straightforward as one might think. Your gender pronouns might be central to your identity, but are they relevant when considering your professional capabilities?
Should I include my pronouns on my resume?
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8 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Additional resume information: what to include?
If you feel that the normal resume structure does not allow you to convey the complexity of your career story, sharing additional resume information is welcomed by hiring managers.
Additional resume information: what to include?
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13 min read

Published in Career

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

10 Must-have administrative skills for professionals
The competition is tough and the jobs are few, but a top-notch set of skills can still get you the administrative position you desire.
10 Must-have administrative skills for professionals
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8 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

13 Top teamwork skills to showcase: show you're a team player
No person is an island. Not even you! Teamwork skills are essential if you want to get ahead in the working world. In this comprehensive guide, we take a look at the most valuable skills and why you need them.
13 Top teamwork skills to showcase: show you're a team player
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14 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Objective or summary for resume: which is right?
When you sit down to write your resume, how you pitch those first few lines is crucial. Do you write a resume objective or a resume summary?
Objective or summary for resume: which is right?
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7 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Getting “referred by”: definition & meaning in a job search
If you are lucky enough to know someone at your target employer, getting referred by them is the best way of creating an early connection with the hiring manager.
Getting “referred by”: definition & meaning in a job search
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6 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

13 Signs an interview went well & the red flags that it went badly
During the hiring process, there are many nerve-wracking stages. Perhaps the most stressful of all is the interview. Once it’s over, you may be wondering how you did. In this guide, we take a look at the telltale signs an interview went well.
13 Signs an interview went well & the red flags that it went badly
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12 min read

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

67 Interesting leadership statistics: trends & challenges (2024)
Leadership can be a daunting occupation. In this article, we aim to share some useful leadership statistics that could help to inform your management decisions.
67 Interesting leadership statistics: trends & challenges (2024)
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20 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to Write a Resume
All the tips, tools, templates, and examples you need to learn how to write a resume in 2024
How to write a resume
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53 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Best Resume Format 2024 (+free examples)
There are 3 common resume formats: chronological, functional, and a combination. Here's how to choose the right one for you.
best resume formats
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30 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

Functional Resume Format: Examples, Tips, & Free Templates
What is a functional resume format and who should use one? Plus tips, examples, and free resume templates.
Functional resume format: Examples, tips, & free templates
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19 min read
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