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How To Write a Resume, CV and Cover Letter

Are you in the process of applying for jobs and need a few places to learn how to write a good resume, CV or cover letter? Or perhaps you just need to freshen up your old skills a bit. Well, we’ve taken a look around and found a few sources of information we deem to be good and should get you going.

 

Written:

The first place you might want to have a look at is this page on jobsearch.about.com where they outline the difference between a CV and a resume (as usual, simply click the images to get to the place we’ve picked out):

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Next up, check out this article from mycareer.com sharing great information on how to write a “Killer CV”:

killer cv

 

Videos:

If you’re just finished your education and have no real work experience, and thus are uncertain how you will be able to stand out in the crowd, the TheRecruitmentGuy has a few good advices for you:


Moving on, AlizaOnline has tips on how to defeat the blank page eyeballing you and just get on with it and write your cover letter, and write it well:

 

Book recommendations:

We’ve looked through a bunch of different books on the subject and came up with these three:

You’re Hired! CV: How To Write A Brilliant CV

you're hired!

And the Kindle edition ebook The CV Book 2nd edn: Your definitive guide to writing the perfect CV

the cv book

The last one, which is also an ebook, Kindle Edition, How to Write a WINNING Resume… 50 Tips to Reach Your Job Search Target

winning resume