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Category: Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: June 30, 2009 at 9:09 am

It is astonishing how many recruiters say they receive resumes and cover letters filled with spelling errors. A spelling slip-up, even a minor one, says more about you than the most articulate choice of words. For instance, is it “too” or “to”? Did you write “it’s” or “its”? Just those two words alone count for... » Read Full Article

Avoiding the Top Ten Pitfalls Of Resume Writing

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: August 26, 2008 at 8:28 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME Creating a succinct and attractive resume that contains well-prioritized data is one of the major challenges facing candidates today. Not only will an applicant’s resume be competing against hundreds of others, it must clearly portray the candidate in the most favorable light and as the most appropriate... » Read Full Article

When Your Resume Needs to Be Converted Into a CV

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: August 19, 2008 at 9:12 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME Generally speaking, CVs or Curriculum Vitaes, are only used in the United States when the candidate is: 1. Seeking an academic position or a fellowship 2. Has been published frequently within their career field 3. The company or institution to which the CV is being submitted requests... » Read Full Article

The Professional Touch: Using Consistency in Publication Presentation

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: June 17, 2008 at 6:24 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME Publications are generally included in a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for scientific and academic professionals. The standards of presentation have evolved so that consistency is maintained throughout. This includes: 1. Placing your and co-author names as they appear in the publication.2. Bolding your name.3. Maintaining consistency in presentation... » Read Full Article

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