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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 2023 (+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 2023 (+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 [2023]
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 [2023]
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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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23 min read

Published in Cover Letter

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How to write an initial message to a hiring manager (with examples)
A message to a hiring manager at the beginning of the hiring process could go two ways. Here is what you need to do to make sure that it secures you that crucial interview.
How to write an initial message to a hiring manager (with examples)
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17 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 Resume Help

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100+ Computer skills on a resume: What to list and where to revise
Computer skills should feature prominently in many resumes, but if you last performed these skills a while ago, do you need to refresh your knowledge? We look at the most popular computer skills and where to revisit your expertise.
100+ Computer skills on a resume: What to list and where to revise
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12 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 Resume Help

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10 Leadership skills to include on your resume + examples
Sharing your array of leadership skills is essential to securing your dream job, so which ones do you showcase on your resume and how do you talk about them?
10 Leadership skills to include on your resume + examples
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20 min read

Published in Career

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How to write a resignation email in 2023 (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
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