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Interview and CV/Resume tips

Here you can find useful tips about career planning, making CV, writing cover letter and taking interviews.

CV/Resume
All about CV: advice, samples, checklist
  • How to write a resume: Resume tips. From your objective and work history to your education and skills, learn how to make each section of your resume the best it can be. 
  • Resume Samples. Find a variety of resume samples and examples for a variety of jobs and careers. 
  • Resume Tips for Job Fair Success. Whether you're a recent graduate seeking your first position or an experienced professional in search of a new opportunity, attending job fairs is one way to network and find job leads. 
  • Top 10 resume mistakes to avoid.  Aren't sure what to put on your resume? Make sure you don't include any of these common errors. 
  • Resume Critique Checklist. If someone has asked you to review his resume and you want to help him ensure it gets read -- or want to know if your own is up to par -- be sure you can answer yes to the following questions.
  • Harvard University's CV and CL guides 1,  2.
Cover Letter
Step by step guide, samples and framework
Interview
Types of interviews, ultimate guide and typical questions
After the Interview
Following up
Other tips
Networking, social media and career planning
  •  3 Steps To Figure Out Your Ideal Career. Are you unsure of the career you really want? Do you want a career that will truly make you happy? Follow these 3 steps, and perhaps your ideal career will land itself in front of you.
  •  An Introvert’s 5 Tips For Career Success. Introverts may be respected for the work they do and usually get a pat on the shoulder, but extroverts are still the ones who command the spotlight and reap much of the recognition. We all have an opportunity to make it better for ourselves by simply playing extroverts at their own game.
  • What Job Seekers Need to Know About Social Media.This resource talks about the importance of responsible social media use and its possible impact on job hunting, published by the University of Dayton.
 

 

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