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  • The Right Format For Saving Your CVs and Resume   » Often, employers and recruiters specify the file format and file name with which all resumes/CVs are expected to be presented. It is imperative to... by eMade » 19 Dec 2011, 8:39 am
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  • Hobbies, Interests In Your CVs/Resumes Say A Lot About You!   » I will start by sharing an experience, but my primary aim is to help graduates/job seekers out there, 'cos I know what they are going through. The... by Jegz » 22 May 2011, 10:01 pm
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  • Curriculum Vitae Versus Resume - The Differences And Uses   » It is very imperative to distinguish between a CV and a Résumé. Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)? Curriculum vitae (Latin for "course of... by J0E » 30 Jun 2010, 8:18 pm
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  • CV Checklist for a Standard Curriculum Vitae   » CV Checklist for a Standard Curriculum Vitae For your CV to meet up with standards and expectation, there are certain information it must include,... by Excelsior » 24 Mar 2012, 9:36 am
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  • How Your CV Can Prevent Your Dream Job   » 50 Free Professional Résumé Modification and Job Placements. Many of the biggest companies in the world are using software to recruit their... by oemiohe » 16 May 2016, 6:35 am
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  • 9 Reasons You Need a Résumé (Even If You Have a Job)   » 1. Ensure client loyalty: The grass is always greener…. Clients and customers are always on the lookout for a better, quicker, more attractive... by eMade » 14 Jul 2010, 12:35 pm
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  • 49 Funny but True CV Resume Jargons to Avoid   » 50 Funny But True Resume or CV Mistakes You Want to Avoid. In your job-search, it's easy to buy into your own delusion that a "funky"... by 9jaguy » 17 Aug 2014, 8:10 am
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  • Effective CV Strategy: Adapt your Resume to the company, job   » Just a quick point to note by our job seekers: there us no general one size fits all cv. Always adapt and edit your cv to suit the company and job... by Erudite » 06 Apr 2015, 6:57 am
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  • The functions and uses of a cover letter   » Hello house. Please what are the roles and uses of a cover letter. Is it supposed to be included in cv for job application? I am just confused.... by Guest » 13 Jul 2014, 4:22 pm
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  • What Is Wrong With This Career Statement?   » CAREER OBJECTIVE A self- Motivated person, hard work, Ready to learn and Adapt easily to work under pressure, Tolerance and Discipline. Hi guys, lets... by BestNaija » 13 Jan 2011, 1:44 pm
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  • What To Put In Your CV (Curriculum Vitae)   » Your CV is your self marketing advertisement. So, it is vital to put the right details so as not to shortchange or de-market yourself from the first... by Excelsior » 27 Jun 2014, 5:44 am
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  • How To Write An Effective Resume’   » Writing an effective resume is an art. A well drafted and well crafted resume gets you the job that you have always been dreaming for. That sounds... by BestNaija » 08 Nov 2010, 12:04 pm
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  • First things first   » I want to contribute to this forum too. No knowlege is small or lost. While writing your CV, put first things first. Arrange the content in such a... by Ready 2 Shoot » 08 Feb 2012, 9:59 am
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  • Dynamism in Modern Age CV Writing   » The scene of this world is changing. Nothing is constant, except change itself. The consequences? Things, standards, expectations change daily too!... by Excelsior » 12 Jan 2014, 7:17 am
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  • Vital Resume Tips For A Successful Career Change   » We are living in an era where unemployment is at its highest ratio. Looking for work can be difficult in the best of times…these are not the best of... by eMade » 14 Jul 2010, 12:26 pm
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  • Templates For Resumes And CV   » This information is intended to help you create a professionally formatted resume to highlight your skills and accomplishments. Templates are... by J0E » 31 Jul 2010, 5:54 pm
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  • CV and Resume are NOT the same!   » CV, meaning 'Curriculum Vitae' and 'resume' are mostly used interchangeable. However, very few people know that they do differ in many ways. It is... by Excelsior » 26 Dec 2011, 2:32 pm
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  • How to write a winning CV   » How to write a winning CV Recruiters receive more than enough applications for every job advert placed and the next thing they do is to screen all... by eMade » 14 Jan 2012, 6:23 am
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  • CV's Career Statement/Personal Mission- Do It Right!   » How To Make A Powerful Personal & Career Statement Every CV must start with a personal statement. This short paragraph is your opportunity catch... by BestNaija » 08 Jan 2011, 7:16 am
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  • Some Common Faults With Your CVs   » What can you do to prevent your CV embarrassing you? This article is about the blunders we all make and some ideas around why we make them. Generally... by cousin44 » 03 Nov 2010, 12:02 am
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  • Getting Started with CVs and Resumes   » The CVs and cover letters that you send to potential employers and professional contacts are nothing less than advertisements of your skills,... by J0E » 31 Jul 2010, 4:54 pm
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  • Tips for Creating Good Resume/ Curriculum Vitae (CV)   » Your resume is an important step in your search for a job. Recruiters use resumes as an essential part of the screening process Due to time... by J0E » 08 Jul 2010, 4:50 pm
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  • What Your Resume Says About You?   » You want your résumé to impress the future employer reading it. It’s the first impression you’ll get to make, but it’s amazing how many people... by eMade » 14 Jul 2010, 12:44 pm
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  • Make Your Resume Stand Out in Today’s Job Market [Part 1]   » Whether you’re actively looking for a new job or getting yourself ready just in case; you wonder how to get your resume noticed in today’s... by eMade » 14 Jul 2010, 12:57 pm
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  • Resumes & Cover Letters- What Are They?   » Resumes Your resume represents an essential component of the job and internship application process. The resume includes information relevant to the... by J0E » 31 Jul 2010, 6:06 pm
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  • Your Resume: Telling It Like It Is   » No matter how many resumes I look at, there is always one constant problem that almost nobody can seem to get away from: Making something out of... by eMade » 14 Jul 2010, 3:25 pm
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  • Make Your Resume Stand Out in Today’s Job Market [Part 2]   » Remember learning about the resume itself and the 3 key components your resume needs to capture a decision maker’s attention. Just to recap, these 3... by eMade » 14 Jul 2010, 1:05 pm
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  • Get Your Resume to the Top Number one.   » These are ways to let employer rate your resume/cv as number one rather than being squizzed in to the waste bin. Get Your Resume to the Top of the... by ebong » 07 Jul 2010, 5:25 pm
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