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Paul Drury, Content writer / HR Specialist
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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Published in Resume Help

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Critical thinking skills: What are they and why do employers care about them?
Thinking through a difficult problem with a logical and unbiased approach lies at the heart of great decision making. Critical thinking skills are highly prized by all employers, so make sure to talk about them during your job search.
Critical thinking skills: What are they and why do employers care about them?
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15 min read

Published in Job Interview

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Why are you interested in this position?
There are many motivations for wanting a new role, but which ones will serve you best in an interview? You can guarantee this question will come up and your answer should provide a solid foundation for the rest of the interview.
Why are you interested in this position?
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12 min read

Published in Career

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How to tell your boss you’re quitting
That’s it, you have made the decision to seek pastures new. You may be leaving for another opportunity, or you may want to find some clarity before making your next move. Whatever the case, here is how to break the news to your boss.
How to tell your boss you’re quitting
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10 min read

Published in Resume Help

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The best personality examples for your resume
The stories that you share in your resume will hint at the personality behind the professional. Hiring managers will have a good idea what sort of person they want on their team, so how do you convey the job-winning traits? This blog explores the answer.
The best personality examples for your resume
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

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40+ hobbies and interests for your resume to impress any interviewer
It has long been a job search rule that experienced professionals should not put hobbies and interests on resumes. However, as work/life boundaries shift, employers are increasingly interested in the broader aspects of a candidate’s personality. Time for a rethink.
40+ hobbies and interests for your resume to impress any interviewer
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18 min read

Published in Job Interview

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How to accept a job offer + copyable examples
The words you use to accept a job offer will be the first as a new employee of the company that’s just decided to take you on. It’s worth reflecting on how you’ll answer this exciting piece of news. In this blog, we’ll walk you through exactly what you should and shouldn’t say.
How to accept a job offer + copyable examples
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9 min read

Published in Job Interview

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100+ icebreaker questions in an interview
While an employer may think of icebreaker questions as a friendly way to start the interview, job seekers might wonder whether there are ulterior motives involved. Luckily, we’re here to help get it sorted out with the most common ice breakers and the best ways to answer them.
100+ Icebreaker questions in an interview
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19 min read

Published in Job Interview

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25+ jobs for teens (with job search advice)
There are all sorts of jobs for teens available. Opportunities will vary depending on the local amenities, but there are undeniable lessons to be learned as teenagers earn their first wages. We explore a few of the most common roles.
25+ jobs for teens (with job search advice)
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21 min read

Published in Resume Help

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How to introduce yourself (with examples)
A great introduction can set the tone of the rest of the interview and give the employer (and yourself!) confidence in your skills and abilities. Here’s everything you need to know when it comes to making a great introduction.
How to introduce yourself (with examples)
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15 min read

Published in Job Interview

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What to bring to an interview (and what to leave at home)
What to bring to an interview may seem secondary to preparing for the employer’s toughest questions, but what you decide to take with you and (what you leave at home) can make or break your experience.
What to bring to an interview (and what to leave at home)
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21 min read
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