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How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?

How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?

The complete guide to cover letter length When it comes to writing a cover letter for job applications, many people are unsure how long an effective cover letter should be. Should you use a one-page or two-page cover letter? In this article, we’ll explain exactly how long your cover letter should be. A cover letter should be one-page long. Don’t write short cover letters that don’t provide enough detail and don’t write excessively long cover letters that lose the attention of the reader. The aim of a cover letter isn’t to detail all aspects of your career and all of...

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How to Write a Project Manager CV or Resume (With CV Examples)

How to Write a Project Manager CV or Resume (With CV Examples)

A helpful, illustrated guide to writing a great project management CV or resume, with two powerful project management CV templates. In this guide, we provide advice and step-by-step guidance on how to write the perfect project manager CV or resume. This guide covers all aspects of the CV and resume writing process for project management, including: - Project management skills to focus on and how to demonstrate them on your CV - How to ensure your project management experience comes across in the most effective way - The best way to present your projects - The best way to format...

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5 Acting Resume Examples (+ Resume Writing Guide)

5 Acting Resume Examples (+ Resume Writing Guide)
This in-depth, illustrated guide, prepared by CV Nation's professional resume writers, provides advice and guidance on how to write an acting resume.

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How to Write a CV for Overseas Job Applications

How to Write a CV for Overseas Job Applications

When it comes to CV writing for overseas jobs, it’s best to avoid a one size fits all approach. Different industries, professions and countries often require different types of CVs. When taking your career international, you need to consider the varying CV requirements and expectations in terms of structure, content and formatting. When applying for jobs in foreign countries, your CV will often be your first opportunity to show that you are familiar with the country. One of the easiest ways to do this is to prepare a CV in line with the expectations and standards of that country. This...

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5 CV Writing Tips Every Graduate Needs to Read

5 CV Writing Tips Every Graduate Needs to Read

So you’ve finally completed your studies. After investing many years of time, money and emotional resources into your undergraduate education, it’s time to find your perfect job. This is a time of celebration; your investment is about to pay off and you’re about to take your first step into the working world. However, it is very important to ensure you don’t make the same mistake as so many other university graduates: using a poorly prepared CV. A professionally written CV can be the difference between securing your dream job and having to take on work that you’re totally uninterested in....

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