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Paul Drury, Content writer / HR Specialist
With a decade’s experience of writing about job search and recruitment topics, Paul understands the power of words to influence mindsets and alter destinies. His previous recruitment career taught him that the seeds of a successful job search are sown long before you come to writing your resume. Dad of two great teenage kids and husband to a long-suffering writing widow.
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Published in Resume Help

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How to put publications on a resume
Putting relevant industry publications on a resume is a popular way of enhancing your job application. If you have had the opportunity to share a message that has proven popular with an audience, why wouldn’t you want to share it with a prospective employer?
How to put publications on a resume
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9 min read

Published in Job Interview

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How to discuss compensation expectations in an interview
You should feel a frisson of excitement when it comes to a serious conversation about compensation with a potential future boss. There is a lot on the line for them, too. Here is how you manage the compensation expectations discussion like a pro.
How to discuss compensation expectations in an interview
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13 min read

Published in Career

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Job responsibilities examples - for popular roles
If you are looking for a job, you will encounter countless job responsibilities examples within recruitment advertising. No one role is the same – responsibilities may vary from company to company, so read between the lines.
Job responsibilities examples - for popular roles
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20 min read

Published in Job Interview

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How to Answer “Walk Me Through Your Resume”
The toughest interview questions are those where you could say almost anything you want. A boring answer to “walk me through your resume” has the potential to kill the vibe of any interview. An exciting response may conversely mean that the job is as good as yours.
How to Answer “Walk Me Through Your Resume”
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11 min read

Published in Job Interview

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An anxious person’s guide to interviews
Everyone experiences anxiety before and during an interview. That is entirely normal. The outcome simply matters too much. Having said that, if you are prone to excessive levels of anxiety at critical moments, this blog may suggest some ways to lessen the impact.
An anxious person’s guide to interviews
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12 min read

Published in Resume Help

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The truth about lying on your resume
Filling your resume with exclusively truthful statements about your career is harder than you might think. Lying on a resume can take many forms. Don’t give in to temptation.
The truth about lying on your resume
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12 min read

Published in Career

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How to announce a new job on LinkedIn
New job announcements on LinkedIn are essential for someone who wants to express gratitude to past colleagues and share their excitement about new beginnings. Here are a few tips to shape your message.
How to announce a new job on LinkedIn how
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9 min read

Published in Job Interview

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How to decline a job offer if you already accepted
No one likes being rejected. Hiring managers certainly don’t expect rejection if you have already accepted their job offer. Here is how you let them down gently.
How to decline a job offer if you already accepted
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14 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Bad resume examples
Is your resume bad? Probably not. Could it be better? Well, maybe. Have a look at our bad resume examples and see if you recognize anything that you could improve.
Bad resume examples
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12 min read

Published in Career

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How to ask for a promotion
Sensing that you are close to a promotion is an exciting feeling that too many people do not act on early enough. Here is how you ask for a promotion. And get it!
How to ask for a promotion
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16 min read
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