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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Getting it Right

Your resumé is almost complete. Having spent so much time deciding on content and layout, now comes the quality control stage. It is important to check your resumé thoroughly for mistakes: get a friend to give it a final read.

TIP

Use spell-checkers, but be aware that they will not find all mistakes.

Points to remember

  • All information that is specifically requested should be included.

  • Employers want to know how well you did what you did, not just what you did.

  • If asked to include salary details, consider including any important perks and bonuses.

  • Useful feedback given by friends, recruiters, employers, and colleagues should be acted on.

  • Achievements and transferable skills are the key interest points in your resumé for an ...

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