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reating a new academic CV, or updating your old one? Here are 5 common mistakes people make and how to avoid them!
For many jobseekers, the cover letter is a little bit like a mystery wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a taco. To unwrap the mystery, jobseekers must think of the cover letter as the narrative version of their resume.
A varied career is a great strength, as long as you know how to document it in a way that will do it justice. The most effective way of doing this is with a skills-based CV.
If you have great experiences but still aren’t getting calls from employers, it could be your resume. Employers are looking for specific items and if your resume doesn’t have them, you could be missing out on your next great opportunity.
When it comes to writing your CV, specialist skills are important but don’t neglect the 4 soft skills that absolutely must be on your CV.
Learn how to create a strong and powerful CV to demonstrate your strengths and value to prospective employers an how to design a cover letter that quickly illustrates your fit for the job.
While a resume demonstrates your qualifications, a cover letter helps you demonstrate your “fit” with an institution. Start by researching your potential employer including a review of their mission statement.
If you are applying for a job with a college or university, you might be hearing a lot about the curriculum vitae (CV). Most faculty positions at these institutions require a CV. If you are applying for staff positions, you will likely be asked to submit
As a calling card to beginning or advancing your career, your resume should reflect your personality and qualifications while fulfilling your potential employer's expectations.
Where a resume is praised for brevity and concise language, a CV can be expansive and detailed. Here are some tips to ensure your CV is persuasive and complete without being loaded with fluff.
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