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How to List Education on Your Resume

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

Learn about best practices for listing education on your resume, plus tips for special circumstances.
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Published in Resume Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to List Hobbies on Your Resume
You need to humanize your job application and connect with hiring managers. That’s why it’s so important to know how and when to include hobbies on your resume.
How to list hobbies on your resume
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14 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How and When to Include References on a Resume
Should a resume include references? If you’re wondering about the rules that apply to including references on a resume, the standard rule today is — don’t! References may have their place in any job search, but unless you’ve taken a time machine back to the 1970s, your resume should almost never include them.
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18 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

How to List Languages on Your Resume
Your language skills can take your resume to new heights. Learn exactly how to list and format your multilingual abilities with these tips, tools, templates, and examples.
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14 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Proofreading your Resume: 12 Tips
Proofreading your resume is a mission-critical step to ensuring that it contains no mistakes. These 12 tips will help ensure an error-free resume that will impress recruiters.
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

International Resume Writing Tips
Introduction to international resume formats and how to customize your resume for new countries or cultures.
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34 min read

Published in Resume Help

58 Intriguing resume statistics: insights & data (2024)
Sometimes it is useful to understand how other people are approaching a tricky problem. These resume statistics may help to inform your resume writing decisions.
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19 min read

Published in Career

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

10 Marketing skills in demand for 2024
If you’re looking for a new job in the exciting world of marketing, you’ll need to demonstrate these in-demand skills or risk being left behind. This blog will show you how to develop them and where to place them on your resume.
10 Marketing skills in demand for 2024
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14 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

24 Nursing skills to showcase healthcare expertise and knowledge
Nursing is a highly skilled job that requires years of continuous training and practice. We explore the hard and soft nursing skills that employers are looking for.
24 Nursing skills to showcase healthcare expertise and knowledge
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17 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How long do interviews last? The insider guide
You’ve made it past the first stage and you’re invited to an interview. But wait just a minute… How long do interviews last? Find out what you need to know in our guide.
How long do interviews last? The insider guide
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15 min read

Published in Career

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

40+ Fulfilling jobs that help people (salary and resume advice)
If you’re looking for a great career that allows you to help others, look no further than this list of more than 40 options with salary information and complete resume examples.
40+ Fulfilling jobs that help people (salary and resume advice)
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25 min read

Published in Career

by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

The U.S. internship index: where is the most competition for intern roles?
New research reveals that one in two Gen Z job and internship hunters send off over 50 applications in their search for a role. Landing an internship is clearly a competitive business — but just how does the level of competition vary across the U.S.? We used LinkedIn Jobs as a guide to find out.
The U.S. internship index: where is the most competition for intern roles?
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25 min read
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