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With a decade’s experience of writing about job search and recruitment topics, Paul understands the power of words to influence mindsets and alter destinies. His previous recruitment career taught him that the seeds of a successful job search are sown long before you come to writing your resume. Dad of two great teenage kids and husband to a long-suffering writing widow.
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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

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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 Resume Help

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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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8 min read

Published in Career

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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

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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

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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 Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

24 Nursing skills to showcase healthcare expertise and knowledge
Nursing is a highly skilled job that requires years of continuous training and practice. We explore the hard and soft nursing skills that employers are looking for.
24 Nursing skills to showcase healthcare expertise and knowledge
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17 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Two column resume templates: should you use them? (pros and cons)
There are many choices to make when sitting down to write a resume. One early choice is whether you want a resume template with one or two columns. Two-column resumes can really pack a punch if used effectively.
Two column resume templates: should you use them? (pros and cons)
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10 min read

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3 Resume outlines: templates and examples to use
If you are pondering how to start your resume, it may be worth using one of our resume outlines to structure the telling of your career story. We investigate how to structure your job search sales pitch.
3 Resume outlines: templates and examples to use
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17 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Best resume format for freshers: optimal layout to land a job
Sitting down to write your first resume is a daunting prospect for any fresher. Keep it simple to start with. Work out the best resume format and let everything else fit into place.
Best resume format for freshers: optimal layout to land a job
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12 min read
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