Resumes & Cover Letters Tips

This Is How To Write A Killer Cover Letter (Even If You Hate Writing)

Hiring managers wade through hundreds of generic applications, and your cover letter is your chance to grab their attention and shout from the rooftops that you are the perfect fit for the role. These tips will help you do just that.
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Why your resume is like a burger [infographic]

Never thought about the similarities between your resume and a common burger? Well now is the time to consider it! We give you the recipe to the perfect resume and, inadvertently, a really good burger.
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8 Sure Ways To Give The Resume Performance Of A Lifetime

Find resume writing a boring task? Selling ourselves can be awkward, but treat it like a performance and you will be sure to keep recruiters interested.
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Graduates: Thou shalt not be generic

Just graduated? Find out how to stand out from the pack with these quick resume tips for all kinds of industries – find yours and get to the top of the graduate pile.
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Are you committing cover letter crimes?

Kathrin from UK eBook publisher Bookboon follows up from her five resume mistakes with six common cover letter offences. Application covered!
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5 most common resume mistakes

Kathrin from UK eBook publisher Bookboon reports on the main reasons that resumes go to the bottom of the pile.
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How To Write A Career Change Resume

When you're changing careers, preparing a resume for your new industry can be tricky. We have some tips on how to approach a career change resume.
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How to address key selection criteria

Key selection criteria (KSC) are a standard part of many job ads, especially for government positions. You need to master the art of addressing KSC if you want to get shortlisted for interviews.
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So you think you know how to write a resume

Here at Career FAQs, we’ve seen a lot of resumes - the long and the short, the wonky and the boooring. You think writing an effective resume is easy? It's not. To help you out, here are some of the more common resume no-nos we’ve observed.
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9 Common Resume Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

If your reading this and can’t immediately spot the spelling error in this sentence, then you’re in trouble – because silly spelling or grammatical errors and typos in your resume could immediately sink any hope you have of getting an interview.
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