Resumes and Cover Letters

Building a Creative Portfolio When You Have No Experience

Depending on the creative industry you’re trying to get into, creating a portfolio when you don’t have any paid experience may seem nigh impossible. Whether you want to be a writer, designer, or pretty much any sort of creative specialist, having a portfolio is...

What is a Pain Letter and Should You Write One?

Ever heard of a Pain Letter? No? Well, me neither. Regardless, Liz Ryan has claimed (in an article she wrote for Forbes), that a Pain Letter is going to replace the traditional Cover Letter. So, what is a Pain Letter? According to Ryan: The document is called a Pain...

12 Resume Blunders Recruiters Hate

Regardless of the type of job you’re applying for, you’re going to need an up-to-date resume. But with the huge amount of advice out there, it can be hard to figure out the do’s and don’ts of resume writing. With it being so easy to make a misstep, or rely on outdated...

Internships: When You Need Experience To Get Experience

Getting an internship can be a competitive process. Not only do you have to compete with other students, but it may often be the first time you’re undertaking actual industry-relevant work. So how can you increase your chances of landing the perfect internship, if you...

Cover Letters: Top 5 Tips + Free Template!

A cover letter is a must-have in the application process, so we’ve put together a list of our top tips for writing an awesome cover letter! Tips 1. Format In terms of format, put your name and contact details, as well as the employer’s name and contact details at the...

Find Out How to Write the Perfect Resume!

It’s hard to find anyone who actively enjoys writing a resume. It’s often a stressful and intimidating process that most only undertake a handful of times throughout their careers. Fear not! A large part of what stumps people when it comes to crafting their resumes is...

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