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Paul Drury
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 Cover Letter

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

How to write or request a letter of recommendation
Job search prospects can be transformed when a credible external perspective is shared in a letter of recommendation.
How to Write or Request a Letter of Recommendation
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13 min read

Published in Resume Help

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Technical Skills for a Resume (guide with examples and how-tos)
There are certain occupations in the technology-led STEM fields of science, IT, engineering, data science and maths that require a whole different level of technical skill and industry expertise.
Technical Skills for a Resume (guide with examples and how-tos)
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17 min read

Published in Resume Help

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20+ best online resume builders 2022
There are many questions for a job seeker to answer early on in their search and one of the big ones is: which resume builder do I choose?
20+ Best Online Resume Builders 2022
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69 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

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How to write accomplishments for your resume
No hiring manager will be impressed by a candidate who tells them what they do for a job. Your future boss is perfectly aware of the responsibilities of the role in question.  Instead, they are interested in what a candidate has accomplished and how it made a difference for their previous employers. Past performance is an indicator of future success.
How to Write Accomplishments for Your Resume
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28 min read

Published in Career

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Letter of interest: purpose, example & tips
Just because a job hasn’t been advertised doesn’t mean that there isn’t a job. For you. You can create a dream opportunity for yourself out of thin air. Showcase your potential with a letter of interest.
Letter of Interest: Purpose, Example & Tips
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23 min read

Published in Cover Letter

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How to end a cover letter (best closing paragraph examples)
When you end a cover letter to apply for your dream job, you should be leaving a carefully-crafted impression right up to the very last word.
How to End a Cover Letter (Best Closing Paragraph Examples)
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18 min read

Published in Resume Help

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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 Resume Help

by Paul DruryPaul Drury

Resume objectives (+ 15 examples)
Resume Objectives (+ 15 examples)
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33 min read

Published in Resume Help

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How to make a resume for a first job
Use your past to hint at your potential and let your personality shine. Let's explore how to secure a fantastic first job.
How to write a resume for a first job
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23 min read
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