Advice and Articles tagged with resume writing

A Combination Resume Example

Scribendi.com's editors provide a combination resume example. This is meant to highlight how a combination resume may be formatted. Continued...


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! Targeted Resumes! Mini Resumes! Which Do I Choose?

Having a resume that fits the description of the job you are targeting is imperative, but with the many types of resumes out there, choosing which to use can be confusing. This article will provide a brief overview of combination, targeted, and mini resumes, and show you just when to use them in your search for that perfect position. Continued...


Cover Letter Examples

Writing a cover letter is a challenging task; one that can mean the difference between landing your dream job or receiving a candidate rejection letter. By following our cover letter example, you are well on your way to writing a proper cover letter and landing that dream job. 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 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 Candidate Rejection Letter

The hiring process is never easy, and finding the perfect candidate can be a challenge. When you do find the individual you wish to hire, it is certainly to your advantage to notify the other applicants that they were not selected for the position. Before you say that you just don’t have the time to send letters to everyone you interviewed, let’s take a closer look at the candidate rejection letter and why it’s so important. 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 CV

A CV, or curriculum vitae, is an extremely important document, as it delivers that crucial first impression to a potential employer. In a way, it is a marketing document—and the product is you! To better understand what a CV is, check out our sample CV. The inability to write and format an effective CV is one of the main reasons that job seekers are unsuccessful when searching for a new position. This article provides advice to help you create a winning CV. Continued...


How to Write a CV

A curriculum vitae is a good way to give a positive first impression. This podcast will outline the differences between a CV and a resume, when a CV should be used, and how to make your CV detailed, yet focused. 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...


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