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Biodata vs. resume or CV: What’s the difference?
Biodata vs. resume or CV: What’s the difference?

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

A biodata is a job application document used in India, Pakistan and other South Asian countries, either instead of or as a supplement to a resume or CV. Here we’ll discuss the differences among these documents, and how to prepare a biodata if you need one.
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Published in Job Interview

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

14 things you should never say in a job interview
14 things you should never say in a job interview
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8 min read

Published in Resume Help

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

Published in Resume Help

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How to list a degree on your resume: Quick and easy guide
You worked hard for your education — it’s time to show it off. Listing a degree on your resume isn’t rocket science but you need to make sure you get it right. This blog will show you how.
How to list a degree on your resume: Quick and easy guide
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15 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 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

Published in Career

by Lotte van RijswijkLotte van Rijswijk

The companies employees don’t want to leave in 2023
Following up on our 2022 study, Resume.io has analyzed LinkedIn data to identify the large companies where employees stay the longest and shortest in the U.S., UK, Canada and Australia. Plus, why working on your own sense of happiness at work may be a solid career move.
The companies employees don’t want to leave in 2023
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31 min read

Published in Career

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

The best job sites and job boards 2024 - US and worldwide
In this blog you'll find the best job sites and job boards for job seekers all over the world.
The best jobsites and job boards 2024 - US and worldwide
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28 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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21 min read

Published in Career

by Rolf BaxRolf Bax

Are You Dealing with a Toxic Boss?
Everyone struggles with their boss from time to time. But how do you know what's normal and what's an unhealthy working environment? Check out Resume.io's top tips for helping to spot a toxic boss.
Bad Leaders: Are You Dealing With a Toxic Boss?
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11 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to respond to “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
Most job seekers are unsure of what exactly they want out of their next role, let alone what lies in wait five years from now. This question is an interview staple for good reason. It will shine a light on your suitability and motivation.
How to respond to “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
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24 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Declining a job offer
It is important to decline a job properly and thoughtfully. Let's explore some polite and graceful ways to to turn down a job you have applied for.
Declining a job offer
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10 min read
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