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Editing Tips—Making Comparisons Podcast
Editing Tips—Making Comparisons Podcast

As part of the Editing Tips series, this podcast gives suggestions about how to make comparisons in academic writing in order to give your reader all the necessary information. Tips and examples of how to avoid a phantom comparison are supplied to help ensure the clarity of your writing.

How to Write a CV
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.

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.

Front Matter Podcast: What it is and Why it is Important
Front Matter Podcast: What it is and Why it is Important

Maybe you've flipped through the first few pages of a book and wondered what all that information is about, or maybe you've always just skipped those pages. All the material that appears at the front of a book before the actual content is called front matter, and it actually contains some very important information! To learn more about front matter, please listen to our podcast.

Chronological Resume Podcast
Chronological Resume Podcast

There are many types of resumes to choose from, and making sure you have the right style for the job to which you are applying can be intimidating. A chronological resume is a simple, fact-based resume that allows employers to skim through your work experience and qualifications. If you are planning to write a chronological resume, this podcast will help you understand how to create one.

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