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Karl Kahler is a writer, editor and Spanish-English translator, specializing in travel, history and career advice. He was born in Arkansas, grew up in Venezuela, Mexico, Bolivia, Canada and Alaska, and currently lives in Costa Rica. He is the author of “Frommer’s Costa Rica 2017” and was formerly travel editor of Costa Rica’s Tico Times. Before that, he worked 25 years at California’s San Jose Mercury News, starting as a copy editor and departing as national editor.
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Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Europass CV: pros and cons for creating a European resume
It’s a competitive job market out there. While the Europass CV format has unique advantages like multilingual support, it also has downsides. Here’s how you can carefully consider the pros and cons before creating your Europass CV.
Europass CV: pros and cons for creating a European resume
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19 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

What's the difference between a curriculum vitae (CV) and a resume?
It is not the first question that you will have at the start of your job search, but knowing the difference between a CV and a resume may prove useful in some circumstances.
What's the difference between a curriculum vitae (CV) and a resume?
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9 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

CV summary examples and writing tips
Keeping the hiring manager hooked is the great challenge of any CV. The summary is the best place to keep them intrigued. These writing tips and CV summary examples will have your potential employer truly engaged.
CV summary examples and writing tips
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13 min read

Published in Career

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

50 ways to say goodbye to a colleague
How to say goodbye to colleagues is an important consideration – whether you are leaving or someone else is the one departing. Tell leavers what their impact meant to you and offer some clarity if you’re the one the way out. We share examples of how to say goodbye in a professional, yet heartfelt mannar.
50 ways to say goodbye to a colleague
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17 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to write a cover letter
An effective cover letter acts as a complement to your CV by adding some much-needed personality, highlighting your fit within the specific role, and setting the tone for your interview.
How to write a cover letter
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14 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to write a CV personal statement
What we think about ourselves ultimately dictates the direction of our lives, and the first few lines of a CV personal statement play a huge part in dictating the direction of our job search. Why do we think that we deserve this particular job?
How to Write a CV Personal Statement
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11 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Cover letter format: the best formatting tips for cover letters
When you have a blank page that you need to fill with your career story, the cover letter format choices that you make can be as important as the words that you choose. We hope that our cover letter formatting tips will help you to create a structure for your job search sales pitch that is impactful and memorable.
Cover Letter Format: The Best Formatting Tips for Cover Letters
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21 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

How to write a CV
Knowing how to write a CV takes effort, but we help break down the mystery. Take a look at this detailed guide to learn more about how to structure, write, and design a job-winning CV.
How to write a CV
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19 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

Best CV format 2024 (+ UK examples)
Your CV format will dictate which parts of your CV will stand out to an employer.
Best CV Format 2024 (+ UK Examples)
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29 min read

Published in CV Help

by Karl KahlerKarl Kahler

150+ key skills for a CV
A list of skills for CVs based on industries and job roles, along with a comprehensive description of types of CV skills, how to present skills on CV, what are the key skills to be listed on Curriculum Vitaes and more than 150 key skill examples. Use as this as your foundation to understand which skills to put on a CV, as well as a good inspiration of specific qualities employers may be looking for!
150+ Key Skills for a CV
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19 min read
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