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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Understanding Resumés

Before you start compiling your resumé, you need to familiarize yourself with the few basic rules of resumé construction. Everyone is different, and so are their resumés. However, the basic principles of what will produce a good end result remain the same.

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Cultural differences

There are many conventions about resumés around the world. In the US, a one-page resumé is standard, while in continental Europe, many employers would expect a four- or five-page resumé that includes detailed information on educational achievements and professional qualifications.

What is a resumé?

A resumé is a professional marketing tool. It is the initial means by which ...

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