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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Replying to Job Advertisements

Job advertisements represent the most open recruitment marketplace. It is a highly competitive field, so your application needs to work hard for you. Careful preparation of a succinct cover letter is every bit as important as the resumé itself.

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Thoroughly research every organization to which you apply.

Matching yourself up

A job advertisement provides only very limited information about the employer and the role. Your challenge is to look behind the actual words, analyze the employer’s needs, and match yourself to those criteria. The more precisely your skills can be linked to the job, the greater your ...

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