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How to Write a CV (Curriculum Vitae)

How to Write a CV (Curriculum Vitae)

An in-depth, illustrated guide on how to write a CV for people in all professions and at all career levels. Approaching the job market with a high-quality, optimised CV is a sure-fire way of improving your chances of impressing recruiters and getting job interviews. With an average of 250 people applying for each advertised job, competition is high. You need to make yourself stand out from the crowd. The best way to do this initially is to prepare a powerful CV that articulates your competencies and experiences in the most effective way. In this guide we’ll show you how to...

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10 Best Change Management Books

10 Best Change Management Books

The ultimate guide to the best books on change management to help leaders, businesses, academics and individuals implement change initiatives and effectively manage change. The ability to implement change initiatives efficiently and effectively is often what defines great leaders and businesses. When leaders and change management professionals possess adequate skills and knowledge, they’re much more likely to succeed when implementing their change solutions. And reading change management books, written by specialists on the subject, is among the best way to obtain key change management skills. In this guide, we've listed the change management books that we believe will provide you...

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Seasonal Jobs in Alaska: The Complete Guide to Seasonal Work in Alaska

Seasonal Jobs in Alaska: The Complete Guide to Seasonal Work in Alaska

If you’re looking for seasonal jobs in areas with amazing outdoor adventures and swathes of natural beauty, you won’t need to look much further than Alaska. With 17 of the highest mountains in the United States, more glaciers than the rest of the world combined, and 1.7 million square kilometres of rugged landscape packed with wildlife, there is nowhere better to work for people who love the outdoors. Types of Seasonal Work in Alaska Fishing Jobs Fishing is a big industry in Alaska. And seasonal work in the fishing industry is always available. Work in the fishing industry may involve...

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Does Proofreading Include Editing?

Does Proofreading Include Editing?

Many people are unsure about what they will receive when they enlist the help of proofreading services. Does proofreading include editing? Or do proofreaders simply offer comments and suggestions on potential changes? Proofreading does include editing. When you enlist the services of proofreaders, they should always rectify the surface errors they come across in your work, including spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. However, editing has a broader definition. When we’re referring to writing – especially creative writing – editing isn’t defined as the simple act of correcting errors. For novels and manuscripts, editing refers to large-scale changes, which may relate...

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How Much Does Proofreading Cost?

How Much Does Proofreading Cost?

When finalising their dissertation, novel, letter or business document, many people don’t take into consideration the importance of proofreading. Submitting documents or projects that contain grammatical, spelling and general writing errors indicates a high degree of unprofessionalism. As such, having an expert proofread your work can be highly beneficial. But how much does proofreading cost? Proofreading is generally either charged per word, per hour or per number of words. Prices typically range between 0.01 – 0.10 cents per word or 20 – 60 dollars per hour. Proofreading services that offer ‘per number of words’ pricing tend to charge between 25...

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