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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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Published in Career

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How to announce a new job on LinkedIn
New job announcements on LinkedIn are essential for someone who wants to express gratitude to past colleagues and share their excitement about new beginnings. Here are a few tips to shape your message.
How to announce a new job on LinkedIn how
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9 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to decline a job offer if you already accepted
No one likes being rejected. Hiring managers certainly don’t expect rejection if you have already accepted their job offer. Here is how you let them down gently.
How to decline a job offer if you already accepted
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14 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Bad resume examples
Is your resume bad? Probably not. Could it be better? Well, maybe. Have a look at our bad resume examples and see if you recognize anything that you could improve.
Bad resume examples
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12 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to ask for a promotion
Sensing that you are close to a promotion is an exciting feeling that too many people do not act on early enough. Here is how you ask for a promotion. And get it!
How to ask for a promotion
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16 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

What is a cover letter?
What is a cover letter? What should it cover? How can a page of writing make an incremental difference to the chances of securing an interview?
What is a cover letter?
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12 min read

Published in Resume Help

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How to display multiple positions for the same company on a resume
When you have moved up the career ladder at a previous employer, you should be proud to showcase it on a resume. But how can you display multiple positions for the same company?
How to display multiple positions for the same company on a resume
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19 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

6 Collaboration skills that can make you a better leader
What does successful collaboration look like? How do you make the most of your partnership with a diverse team? We explore the collaboration skills that can elevate both your outcomes and the results of those around you.
6 Collaboration skills that can make you a better leader
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10 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Presentation skills: examples and solutions
Presenting critical information to a group of people is a skill that will bring countless benefits to your career. Which of your presentation skills need a little more polish?
Presentation Skills: Examples and Solutions
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12 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Conflict resolution skills: examples and solutions
Conflict can provide the impetus for progress, but when unresolved it can make teams implode. A workplace without conflict is stagnant, but one with lingering conflicts feels like a battleground. That is why conflict resolution skills are so vital.
Conflict Resolution Skills: Examples and Solutions
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10 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to add customer service skills to your resume
There are few skills that can have more of an impact on the success of a company than customer service skills. In this blog, we’ll show you how to talk about them on your resume.
How to add customer service skills to your resume
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12 min read
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