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How to add a promotion on Linkedin. Share it with your network!
How to add a promotion on Linkedin. Share it with your network!

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Getting a promotion is a momentous occasion that should be celebrated with friends and family. But how should you add a promotion on your LinkedIn profile?
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Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How to write a promotion request letter (examples & advice)
When you’re climbing the career ladder, sometimes you need an extra leg-up. Learning to write a promotion request letter is the way to go. Read our writing guide now.
How to write a promotion request letter (examples & advice)
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12 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

18 Of the best resume posting sites. Both free and paid ones!
When it comes to looking for a job, posting your resume to allow employers to find you is a solid strategy. Here are a few sites that enable you to be discovered.
18 Of the best resume posting sites. Both free and paid ones!
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10 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Krystin MorganKrystin Morgan

How to put internship experience on a resume. With examples!
Learn how, where, and when to add internship experience to your resume, no matter the field. Plus, check out examples of internships on a resume and get inspired to create your own.
How to put internship experience on a resume. With examples!
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8 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to put a referral in your cover letter (with examples)
Hiring managers love to hear that one of their colleagues feels that a candidate would be a good hire. But how do you embed such a referral within the cover letter?
How to put a referral in your cover letter (with examples)
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10 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Updating your resume: when and how to refresh your professional profile
Updating a resume is an activity that should happen at regular intervals during any career. You do not have to be in an active job search. You never know when you may be approached for a new role.
Updating your resume: when and how to refresh your professional profile
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11 min read

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

14 Top LaTeX resume Templates
Unless you’re a designer (or even if you are), developing your own resume from scratch is probably not for you. There are hundreds of templates out there, and you don’t want to plow through all of them. Let us do it for you.
14 Top LaTeX resume Templates
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Free resume checker: grade & score your expected performance
You’ve written and rewritten, looking for the best wording for your accomplishments, which keywords to use and whether your summary expresses exactly what you want it to. But how do you really know if your resume is the best it can be? Get a resume score from our free checker.
Free resume checker: grade & score your expected performance
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6 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How Gen Z is redefining the modern workplace
The working world is changing—for the better. Read all about how younger workers are revamping the professional landscape now.
How Gen Z is redefining the modern workplace
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4 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

Resume tenses: should resumes be in past tense or present?
Resume tenses can be confusing, to say the least. Read our guide on how to navigate this somewhat tricky grammatical issue.
Resume tenses: should resumes be in past tense or present?
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6 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Tips for working (and living) in time shifts
Working in time shifts is more common than you might think. If organized properly, it can become a new normal without too much disruption. If you can overcome the challenges, an ability to work at abnormal times could be a competitive advantage.
Tips for working (and living) in time shifts
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10 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Does my cover letter need an address?
Does the company’s street address really matter when you’re not sending snail mail? What about your own address? Should you just include city and state only? We look at the question: does my cover letter need an address?
Does my cover letter need an address?
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5 min read
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