Advice and Articles tagged with resume

A Sample Resume

Now that we have discussed how to write a resume and provided you with resume formatting tips, it's time to provide a sample resume. This example of a resume will illustrate the type of content that should be included and the general format that should be used when constructing a standard resume. Continued...


Chronological Resume Examples

Now that you know what a chronological resume is and how to format one, let’s take a look at an example chronological resume for someone with a solid work history and one for a recent graduate. Continued...


Combination Resumes: Choosing the Right Resume

It is important to have a resume that matches the description of the job you are applying for. This podcast will provide a brief overview of combination, targeted, and mini resumes, and will show you just when to use them in your search for that perfect position. Continued...


Curriculum Vitae Example

Now that you know how to write a CV and format a CV, examining an example is the next step in preparing to create or update your own CV. Continued...


Example of a Functional Resume

This is an example of a functional resume. Our first article told you know what a functional resume is, this example will help you get started. Continued...


How to Format a Chronological Resume

Writing a great resume is your first step in securing a job. The confusing part about resumes is that there are several different types to choose from: functional, chronological, combination, targeted, and mini are just some of the available resume formats. In this article, we’re going to discuss the chronological resume—what it is, and how to write one. Continued...


How to Format a Cover Letter

A nicely formatted cover letter attached to your resume is a great way to show a prospective employer that you are sincerely interested in the job being offered—it may even give you a valuable advantage over other candidates. Continued...


How to Format a Cover Letter

Here at Scribendi.com, we know how important first impressions are, especially the first impression created by your cover letter. This podcast outlines how you can format your cover letter in a way that appeals to your potential employer and distinguishes you from other applicants. Continued...


How to Format a CV

While the particular format and style you use when writing a Curriculum Vitae (CV) will depend on your specific purpose, there are a few general components that are necessary for creating the basic skeleton of your CV. This article will outline the major elements of a CV and explain how to properly write them. Continued...


How to Format a CV

There are several important components of a CV. It is after you address these basic elements that you can customize your CV to suit a particular employer. Fourteen valuable components of CVs are discussed in this podcast. Continued...


How to Format a Resume

Following from our previous look at resume writing, we now look at how to format a resume. Continued...


How to Format a Resume

If you have a lot you want to say on your resume, or perhaps if you don't have enough, proper formatting can be a valuable way to manage your words. Your resume should be clear, concise, and guide your potential employer. This podcast will help you determine what to feature in your resume and the most appealing way to format that information. Continued...


How to Write a Cover Letter

After weeks of searching, you’ve finally found it: a job posting that suits your skills and interests perfectly. Clinching an interview is vital when it comes to finding employment, so why take a risk? Follow our editor's advice and submit a cover letter along with your resume or application. Continued...


How to Write a Cover Letter

Formatting a cover letter is important, but the actual content is even more important. This podcast will help you understand how to highlight your most valuable attributes. Continued...


How to Write a Functional Resume

Given the reality of today’s economic environment, finding a job can be challenging. This article will guide you through the process of writing a functional resume; we also provide examples of a functional resume. Continued...


How to Write a Functional Resume

In today's economic environment, it is not easy to find a job. Having a functional resume can help! In this podcast, we explain how to construct a resume that will showcase your talents, highlight your achievements, and appeal to potential employers. Continued...


How to Write a Resume

Your formal resume is a summary of your education and job experience. It is the all-important document that will be your first impression to a prospective employer. Continued...


How to Write a Resume

What information you choose to include in your resume is just as important as how you format it. Your resume might look great, but if the content doesn’t impress potential employers, you won’t be hired. This podcast outlines the different types of resumes so you can tailor your resume to suit specific employers. Continued...


Resume Fraud and Padding

Resume fraud (or, in common language, being deceitful on your application to make yourself look better) is obviously unacceptable. Stick to the facts when writing your job application, while highlighting your true skills, accomplishments, and abilities. Continued...


Resume Fraud and Padding

It is important to sell your skills and experience in your resume, but it is also important to be honest. Resume fraud is unacceptable. This helpful podcast defines resume fraud and provides tips on how to make your resume stand out without being dishonest. Continued...


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