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Why do you want to work here? 5 good answers to a tough interview question
Why do you want to work here? Bad & good answers to this tough interview question

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

“Why do you want to work here?” This is a question often asked in job interviews — and if you’re not prepared for it, finding a good answer can be harder than you think.
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Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write a cover letter - expert guide [2022]
Here is exactly how you can write a cover letter that will stand out from the crowd, and help you land that interview.
How to Write a Cover Letter - Expert Guide [2022]
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40 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to answer interview questions with the STAR method
Every interview answer needs a structure and the STAR method is a great way to prove competency. Here’s how to apply it in an interview and land your next position!
How to answer interview questions with the STAR method
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20 min read

Published in Career

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to write your resignation letter (with examples & templates)
Explore why a good resignation letter is important and how to write it, and check out our free resignation letter examples.
How to write your resignation letter (+free 5 examples)
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56 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write a resume with no experience
Everyone looks for jobs with no job experience so don't worry! There are several ways to show what you are capable of!
How to write a resume with no experience
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22 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Anna MuckermanAnna Muckerman

How to upload your resume in LinkedIn (3 methods)
LinkedIn is one of the world’s most popular tools for finding and applying to jobs. By building an impressive LinkedIn profile and adding your resume to the platform, you can attract the attention of recruiters or even increase your professional connections in a few simple steps.
How to upload your resume in LinkedIn (3 methods)
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27 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

How to write a thank you letter for a job offer (with copyable examples)
Congratulations on your job offer! There’s no better mood and energy booster, no matter how draining the hiring process might have been. That’s why it’s the best time to write and send a job offer thank-you letter. Just a few straightforward steps will achieve multiple communication tasks in one simple but versatile letter.
How to write a thank you letter for a job offer (with copyable examples)
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16 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

300+ Powerful Resume Action Verbs (with Examples)
Here come the unsung heroes of any job search…. 300+ resume action verbs! Highlighting their accomplishments is any candidate’s top priority, and in a world of limited attention spans, the first word of any accomplishment needs to pack a punch.
300+ Resume Action Verbs (with Examples)
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27 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write a motivation letter
When you are starting a new chapter in life, there are certain situations where your motivations are just as important as your previous experience.
How to Write a Motivation Letter
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22 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Europass CV: pros and cons for creating a European resume
The Europass CV, a free system for creating a resume to use in Europe, has a few pros but many cons. Review our tips on creating a Europass CV, as well as the reasons why you might not want to.
Europass CV: pros and cons for creating a European resume
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27 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

7 interview skills that will get you hired in 2022
You're meeting with someone who is judging you. Judging your character, your work ethic. Here are 7 interview skills that will get you hired in 2022.
5 interview skills that will get you hired in 2022
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19 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Resume vs. curriculum vitae (CV): What’s the difference?
What's the difference between a curriculum vitae (CV) and a resume? It depends in part on what part of the world you’re in. Here we break down all the differences.
Resume vs. curriculum vitae (CV): What’s the difference?
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21 min read
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