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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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Best resume format 2022 (+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 Format 2022 (+Free Examples)
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28 min read

Published in Cover Letter

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How to write a cover letter - expert guide [2022]
Here is exactly how you can write a cover letter that will stand out from the crowd, and help you land that interview.
How to Write a Cover Letter - Expert Guide [2022]
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40 min read

Published in Job Interview

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How to answer interview questions with the STAR method
Every interview answer needs a structure and the STAR method is a great way to prove competency. Here’s how to apply it in an interview and land your next position!
How to answer interview questions with the STAR method
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20 min read

Published in Resume Help

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How to write a resume with no experience
Everyone looks for jobs with no job experience so don't worry! There are several ways to show what you are capable of!
How to write a resume with no experience
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22 min read

Published in Resume Help

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300+ Powerful Resume Action Verbs (with Examples)
Here come the unsung heroes of any job search…. 300+ resume action verbs! Highlighting their accomplishments is any candidate’s top priority, and in a world of limited attention spans, the first word of any accomplishment needs to pack a punch.
300+ Resume Action Verbs (with Examples)
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27 min read

Published in Cover Letter

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How to write a motivation letter
When you are starting a new chapter in life, there are certain situations where your motivations are just as important as your previous experience.
How to Write a Motivation Letter
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22 min read

Published in Job Interview

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60+ Behavioral interview questions – tips and examples
Behavioral interview questions will be on the tip of an interviewer’s tongue for much of any job interview. Your specific role in your past accomplishments will inform them of how you might perform in the future. Answer the questions well and the job is yours.
60+ Behavioral interview questions – tips and examples
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24 min read

Published in Resume Help

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How to answer “Why did you leave your last job?”
“Why did you leave your last job?” is a classic interview question that should be answered carefully. A prudent response can help you win over the employer and put you on the path to landing the position.
How to answer “Why did you leave your last job?”
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25 min read

Published in Cover Letter

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How to write a resignation email in 2022 (with examples)
If it’s time to leave your position, you can never overestimate the importance of making a graceful exit. In the world of remote working, that might come in the form of a resignation email. Here’s how to write one that gets the job done – literally.
How to write a resignation email in 2021 (with examples)
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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
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