Applying for jobs in today's tight job market can seem like an overwhelming process. Competition is fierce and employers expect more than ever before from job applicants. With unemployment and redundancies rising, it's simply not a good time to be looking. So how do make yourself stand out? shows you how to catch a recruiter's attention. Presenting a wealth of sample resumes and cover letters, this handy, easy-to-use guide shows you how to write a killer cover letter, format your resume for online use, use social networking to your advantage, and tailor your resume and cover letters for specific positions and companies.
The following sample resumes and cover letters illustrate resume writing style, example resume phrasing and treatment strategies, and a few of the many resume formats / layouts utilized by CareerPerfect's .
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2. Relevant skills – Resumes and cover letters need to be tailored to the job. Sending out the same resume and cover letter to everyone, hoping they will take the time to figure out who you really are, is a waste of everyone’s time. If you do that, you really are asking me to find a needle in a haystack. When I have a hundred or so resumes to go though, I appreciate those people who take the time to carefully highlight skills that match the actual job requirements as listed in the ad.