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Google docs resume templates
Google docs resume templates

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

Ready to craft a resume that catches the attention of recruiters? A Google doc resume template can give you a head start. Keep reading and we’ll help you decide whether it’s your best bet for success.
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Published in Cover Letter

by Debbie BrideDebbie Bride

Cover Letter Spacing: Guidelines and Examples
It’s unwise to treat cover letter spacing as an afterthought. Get it right and readers likely won’t notice. But getting it wrong could mean game over. Even if they don’t realize what’s “off” about the letter, they’ll simply move on to the next application. The cover letter spacing advice in this guide will help make your letter reader-friendly.
Cover Letter Spacing: Guidelines and Examples
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15 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to add customer service skills to your resume
There are few skills that can have more of an impact on the success of a company than customer service skills. In this blog, we’ll show you how to talk about them on your resume.
How to add customer service skills to your resume
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11 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Walmart job application tips
While there are always plenty of roles available at Walmart, the competition for them is fierce. How obsessed are you about outstanding customer service? This blog contains all our expert tips and advice for writing a job application for Walmart.
Walmart job application tips
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7 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Emily StokerEmily Stoker

How to list a GED on your resume and job applications
Your GED could be the key to opening a world of opportunities. So once it’s finally in your hands, how do you communicate it in the right way on your resume? This blog will walk you through each step.
How to list a GED on your resume and job applications
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7 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

How to write a short & simple resignation letter
Whether you’re moving on to new feats or simply taking a career break, you need to know how to write a simple resignation letter. Read our guide on how to let your boss know you’re leaving both professionally and politely.
How to write a short & simple resignation letter
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11 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to Add an MBA on a Resume
Any MBA is one of the most useful business qualifications in the world. Here is how you can include it on your resume for the optimal effect.
How to Add an MBA on a Resume
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9 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Top 12 career aptitude tests
Working out what career you might enjoy involves some serious science. Luckily, we’ve rounded up a dozen of the best aptitude tests to do the heavy lifting for you.
Top 12 career aptitude tests
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14 min read

Published in Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Our top 10 best resume writing services
A great resume can clear the path to transforming your career. Investing in a resume writer is common. But who can you trust to do you justice?
Our top 10 best resume writing services
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19 min read

Published in Job Interview

by Susan ShorSusan Shor

How to answer “Tell me about yourself” in an interview (with examples)
“Tell me about yourself” – the dreaded opening interview question that most candidates will face at some point in their career. In this blog, we'll show you how to answer it and provide examples of great responses.
How to answer “Tell me about yourself” in an interview (with examples)
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16 min read

Published in Career

by Charlotte GraingerCharlotte Grainger

13 of the highest-paying trade jobs
Money isn’t everything. However, when you’re deciding what career path to take, you have to consider the pay. We’ve got you covered. In this guide, we will take a look at some of the highest-paying trade jobs and why you should pursue them.
13 of the highest-paying trade jobs
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20 min read

Published in Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Do I still need a cover letter in 2022? Are they still necessary?
If you’re wondering whether hiring managers even read cover letters in 2022, we’re here to assure you that this essential document is still extremely necessary and may just be the thing that lands you the interview.
Do I still need a cover letter in 2022? Are they still necessary?
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15 min read
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