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.
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.
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.
Blogs are becoming one of the most popular forms of media. With their easy access and user-friendly nature, anyone can now publish a blog. The informal nature of blogs leads to many errors being published. This can detract from the author's credibility. This podcast provides some tips for bloggers to help optimize his or her blog posts.
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.
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.
Scribendi.com's editors provide a combination resume example. This is meant to highlight how a combination resume may be formatted.
Punctuation marks may not seem important, but they are. Without correct usage of punctuation, the meaning of a sentence can be lost. This podcast will highlight the basic rules of English language punctuation.
When a sentence is too long and is full of extra, unimportant words, it is referred to as wordy. If a sentence is wordy, it can be hard to comprehend and will detract from your writing. Try to follow these tips to avoid wordiness and to produce clear, concise writing.
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.