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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Preparing the Content

Your resumé and letter are often the first contact you have with a prospective employer, and may receive just 30 seconds of their time on first reading. Ensure that your resumé contains the right information, in the right order, in a form that is easy to read.

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Avoid using overly formal language in your resumé or cover letter.

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Ensure that your resumé is concise and easy to read.

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You have complete control over what to include in your resumé.

Creating a good first impression

Every part of your application must be an invitation to read more. A succinct and relevant cover letter will encourage the reader to turn to the resumé. A concise page will encourage the reader to look beyond your qualifications and ...

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