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How to Format a CV
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.

Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!
Square Brackets, Curly Brackets, Angle Brackets, Oh My!

This article discusses the proper uses of square brackets, curly brackets and angle brackets. Brackets are actually more complex than most people realize!

Compliment vs. Complement: What's the Difference?
Compliment vs. Complement: What's the Difference?

Learn the difference between compliment vs. complement to avoid mixing up these two similar words.

How to Write a Functional Resume
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.

Example of a Functional Resume
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.

Post-Interview Follow-up Letter Example
Post-Interview Follow-up Letter Example

Scribendi.com's editors provide a post-interview follow-up letter example to help you land that dream job.

Cover Letter Examples
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.

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

A Combination Resume Example
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.

A Sample 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.

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