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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

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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by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Strengths and weaknesses (and how to handle them during your job search)
You’ve scheduled an interview for your dream job. So exciting! You really want to nail it and you know certain questions are coming: “What are your strengths?” followed by “What are your weaknesses?” but this is your dream job and you want to get these answers right.
Strengths and weaknesses (and how to handle them during your job search)
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23 min read

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by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to end an email: The ins and outs of signing off
From “Sincerely” to “Best wishes” and beyond, here’s our best advice on how to end an email. Know your target, tailor your sign-off to match your relationship, keep it professional – and don't even think of using “xoxo.”
How to end an email: The ins and outs of signing off
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10 min read

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

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

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

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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27 min read

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by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Resume tips: How to write a great CV
Your resume may be the most important page you write in your life. Follow our top 20 resume writing tips to make yours a success.
Resume tips: How to write a great CV
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26 min read

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by Lyndsey McLaughlinLyndsey McLaughlin

What are organizational skills?
The requirement for ‘good organizational skills’ is almost a given for any job posting, but what does this actually mean? Do you need to be the type of person that plans meetings months in advance or are there other ways to show you take charge.
What Are Organizational Skills?
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15 min read

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

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

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

25 Essential analytical skills for your resume
Being analytical means seeking a better understanding of the world around us. These abilities are an essential consideration for employers when looking to make their next hire. Here’s how to deliver.
25 Essential analytical skills for your resume
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17 min read

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by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

Should I put my GPA on my resume?
Knowing when and how to include your GPA on a resume can be a tricky question. Resume.io is here to help with straightforward advice that can be implemented right away.
Should I put my GPA on my resume?
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15 min read

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by Paul DruryPaul Drury

14 time management skills: definitions and examples for your resume
How you manage your time at work can strongly impact the employer’s bottom line and even make or break your career. Hiring managers are scouring your resume for time management experience. Here’s how to deliver.
14 Time management skills: Definitions and examples for your resume
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21 min read

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by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

How to list (summa) cum laude on your resume (+examples)
“Cum laude” seems like a worthwhile resume detail to impress hiring managers, but how exactly should it be listed on your resume? And is it always a good idea to include Latin honors? Resume.io is here with practical advice in plain English.
How to list (summa) cum laude on your resume (+examples)
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11 min read
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