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- August 29, 2013

Three Sentences That MUST Appear In Your Covering Letter

Congratulations, you've got the job!

Make sure that these three important statements appear in your covering letter before you send it off to potential employers.

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- August 22, 2013

The Basic Structure of a Successful CV


What does a professional CV look like? Consider this list of the most basic elements of a standard CV and work your personal information around this simple outline.

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- August 15, 2013

Early Versus Mid-Career Covering Letters: Tips for Each


How do successful entry-level covering letters differ from those of mid-career applicants?

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- August 8, 2013

CV Tips for Overqualified Job Seekers


If you’ve been sending out dozens of job applications and haven’t received many interview invitations in response, you may be wondering if your qualifications are a bit beyond what employers require for the kinds of positions you’re pursuing. And your suspicions may be correct. When the economy struggles and the job market tips in favour […]

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- July 29, 2013

CV Blunders to Watch Out For


Are you making any of these common mistakes in your CV? If so, make sure you correct them before you click ‘Send’.

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Covering Letter Tips: Taking Things up a Notch


As you launch into the job application process, you’ll be besieged on all sides by well-meaning covering letter advice, most of which will probably sound the same. No matter what industry or position level you’re pursuing, of course you’ll need proper spelling. And you’ll want to avoid insulting your reader or drafting your letting in […]

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