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Fast guide to writing resumes and cover letters

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By Donna Sussman

Looking for a new job is never easy. In today's competitive market, you need to find a way to stand out from the other candidates. The first step is to make sure you have a well-written resume and cover letter. Once you have accomplished that, you then need to impress the interviewers. Here are some tips on writing resumes and cover letters and preparing for interviews.

Write a resume that commands attention

Write a compelling cover letter

Avoid resume blunders

Check spelling and grammar

The interview: Be prepared

More tips and advice

 

This was last updated in May 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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