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    Federal Resume Writing Checklist

    Federal Resume Writing Checklist
    A federal resume is a tool for gaining or advancing one’s career in the government arena. At its core, it is similar to the standard private sector resume. However key differences exist in the type and amount of information provided. Therefore, in order to be successful with federal employment, it is necessary to be mindful of these differences. Application Differences Unlike ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Cover Letter Tips for New Graduates

    The employment outlook for new graduates is still gloomy, but you have a good chance of landing a job if you launch an aggressive search. A well-crafted cover letter should be part of this proactive strategy -- experts say that customizing your letter can open doors to new opportunities. Here’s how. Know the Employer While distributing the same cover letter to ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Avoid Resume Analysis Paralysis

    Avoid Resume Analysis Paralysis
    Could you have resume-itis? Resume-itis is “a mental condition where the job seeker assumes that all problems with their job search can easily be solved by changing a few words on their resume,” says Patricia Phillips, executive director of career management at the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business. Pennsylvania career consultant Ford Myers calls it something else: Analysis ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Get Your Military Resume in Shape for a Civilian Job Search

    You're leaving the service and are faced with the daunting task of developing your resume. Your military career is filled with accomplishments, but even the most decorated veteran needs to figure out how to effectively communicate and sell those successes in civilian terms. Follow these tips to draft a high-impact resume that shows how your military experience is transferable to a ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +3
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