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Paul Drury
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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Is it OK to have a two-page resume?
The temptation to increase your resume to two pages is real, but is it the right thing to do? For a director-level job seeker, the answer will be yes, but what about everyone else? If you do opt for two pages, make the most of them.
Is it OK to have a two-page resume?
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10 min read

Published in Resume Help

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How far back should a resume go?
There is a temptation to put every bit of experience in your resume, but how far back should a resume go? A line should be drawn when relevance starts to wane. Use the precious resume real estate wisely.
How far back should a resume go?
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9 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

I hate my boss. What can i do about it?
Do you feel that you hate your boss? You aren’t alone, but you owe it to yourself to explore the feeling before you decide to leave. Here are steps you can take in this situation.
I Hate My Boss. What Can I Do About It?
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11 min read

Published in Resume Help

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What are interpersonal skills: definition + top examples
Getting on with others is the key to business success, but how are interpersonal skills defined and how might we use these examples in our resume to make it stronger? Which interpersonal skills does the job require?
What are Interpersonal Skills: Definition + Top Examples
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Communication skills: how to demonstrate them on your resume
Outlining your communication skills on your resume will show your future employer how you achieve your goals with the help of those around you. These examples will help you get your message across.
Communication skills: How to demonstrate them on your resume
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12 min read

Published in Career

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What to do when you hate your job
When you hate your job, you might consider that it is time for a change, but is there anything else that you can do? Is it possible to escape this feeling of dread every morning?
What to Do When You Hate Your Job
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16 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Detail-oriented? How to share it on your resume
A detail-oriented approach is required in many professions, but how do you ensure that your meticulous methods stand out on your resume?
Detail-Oriented? How to Share It on Your Resume
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12 min read

Published in Cover Letter

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How to write or request a letter of recommendation
Job search prospects can be transformed when a credible external perspective is shared in a letter of recommendation.
How to Write or Request a Letter of Recommendation
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Technical Skills for a Resume (guide with examples and how-tos)
There are certain occupations in the technology-led STEM fields of science, IT, engineering, data science and maths that require a whole different level of technical skill and industry expertise.
Technical Skills for a Resume (guide with examples and how-tos)
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17 min read

Published in Resume Help

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20+ best online resume builders 2022
There are many questions for a job seeker to answer early on in their search and one of the big ones is: which resume builder do I choose?
20+ Best Online Resume Builders 2022
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69 min read
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