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How to list volunteer work on your resume
How to list volunteer work on your resume

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Volunteer work can be a wonderful way to feature a variety of valuable skills, Here's a list of how to add volunteer work to your resume.
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Published in Resume Help

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

Published in Resume Help

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

Why you should customize your resume for each application
A custom resume can mean the difference between getting out your suit for that final interview, and never even getting a phone call. Here's why you should customize your resume for each job application.
Why you should customize your resume for each application
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21 min read

Published in Career

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Top 10 remote jobs that let you work from home
Working from home has become a global necessity. So what are the top 10 remote jobs that let you work from home? Here are our picks.
Top 10 remote jobs that let you work from home
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20 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to build an impressive LinkedIn profile
With the professional world becoming more and more digital (and moving at lightning speed), it's more important than ever to extend your job search and networking to the online space.
How to Build an Impressive LinkedIn Profile
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53 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Do I have to include all jobs on my resume?
Many people struggle when faced with the task, do I add all my experience to my resume? While there are no hard-and-fast rules concerning your previous employment, the following tips should help you give you a better idea of whether or not it's necessary to list all of your past jobs on your resume.
Do I have to include all jobs on my resume?
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17 min read

Published in Career

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

The college degree of the richest person in every country
If you intend your qualification to be a stepping stone on the route to your first billion dollars, check out our latest research!
The college degree of the richest person in every country
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23 min read

Published in Career

by Lyndsey McLaughlinLyndsey McLaughlin

How to write a formal resignation letter
There are many reasons why you might choose to resign from your job. You may have found a better job, or you may simply feel that the job is detrimental to your mental health.
How to write a formal resignation letter
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18 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to make a resume for a first job
Use your past to hint at your potential and let your personality shine. Let's explore how to secure a fantastic first job.
How to write a resume for a first job
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26 min read

Published in Career

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

Busy bees: the world's hardest working hollywood stars
We analyzed the filmographies of 146 of today's leading Hollywood actors to see who is working the hardest.
 Busy Bees: The World's Hardest Working Hollywood Stars
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22 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

What are the best cover letter fonts?
Choosing a good cover letter font is important because it affects the legibility and the overall look and feel of this crucial job application document. Let’s talk about the pros and cons of various fonts (and font sizes) so you can make an informed choice.
What are the best fonts for cover letters?
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24 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

What is the best font to use in a resume?
In choosing the best font for a resume, sources often disagree on this topic. Let us guide you through the pros and cons and let's look at some most commonly mentioned fonts and explore the basic principles
What is the best font to use in a resume?
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22 min read
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