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Resume vs Curriculum Vitae (CV): What’s the Difference?

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Whether you’re applying for a scholarship, a place on a master’s course or a full-fledged job, you need to provide relevant information to sell yourself to those choosing the best candidate. The best way to do so is to create a killer resume or curriculum vitae (CV) that describes you, your experience and all you’ve […]

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Should You Put a Photo on Your CV?

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A few decades ago, the thought of putting a photo on your CV or resume would have been absurd. Adding an image to your resume would have appeared cheap or unprofessional, immediately shutting down your chances of getting an interview for the position. But does that same idea still apply today? There are mixed opinions […]

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How to Write a Powerful Resume Summary (10 Best Examples)

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If there is one section in your resume that has the maximum impact on your chances of landing your dream job, it is this one – Resume Summary. Whether you are a recent college graduate or have spent years in the workforce, it is always hard to summarize yourself and your work experience in a […]

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Dear Software Engineer – This is why your resume was rejected

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So you sent your resume to your favorite companies, and never heard back from them? Guess what, you are not alone. Top technology companies like Google receive over 2 million job applications in a year and hire about 5000 people only. So the average applicant’s odds are 1 out of 400, says Laszlo Bock, head […]

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Fresher Resume Guide: How to Write a Resume If You Have No Experience

How to Write a Resume If You Have No Experience

If you’ve been wondering how to make a resume with no experience, stop worrying. Writing a resume with no work experience is different to a normal resume, but it’s easier than it looks. Basic fresher resume issues The issues in writing a resume for freshers are straightforward enough: The core issue is that a resume […]

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15 Soft Skills You Should Never Use on Your Resume

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All this talk about how critical soft skills are for inclusion on your resume and, ultimately, your job search success. Employers even list some of these “soft skills” in their job ads. It’s this unyielding catch-22. The employers want to see that you’re a “team player” and “hard worker”, but yet they don’t want to […]

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