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New CV Templates

CV Styles Over the years, I’ve seen many different types of CVs in many different formats. CV writing is an art – if you ask 10 different recruiters what the best format is, you’d get 10 different answers. That being said, there are some simple guidelines to follow that must be applied to almost every

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Choosing The Right CV Font

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We’ve always heard that first impressions count. In recruiting, this is certainly true as well. Back when I was actively headhunting, I’d have formed a first impression and gotten a good gut feeling about whether or not a candidate would work out based on my first glance at his CV. How long was that glance?

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ResumeWriter.SG acquires CareerLadder.SG

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We are pleased to announce that CareerLadder has been acquired by ResumeWriter.SG. We look forward to continuing to offer you the same great services, under a unified brand name. Click here for Career Coaching Click here for CV and Linkedin Writing Click here for Outplacement Services  

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How To Reach The Hiring Manager Directly (Bypass Job Boards)

Have you been applying to dozens of job openings on job boards only to hear nothing back? It’s a common problem many of my clients are facing. A large reason for this is the massive number of applications HR gets. There are just too many unqualified applicants who are “trying their luck.” It sucks because

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Failed a job interview? Here’s how to do better next time.

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Dozens of interviews and no job offers? To stay jobless after striving with multiple entrance tests and interviews is the toughest (perhaps the most embarrassing) thing you might ever experience! You already nailed the interview, replied all types of questions, told the engaged stories, asked insightful questions and dressed up in the most impressive manner.

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13 Essential LinkedIn Tips To Boost Your Job Search

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With a whopping 106 million active users per month, LinkedIn has become a highly competitive place where job seekers try their best to stand out in the crowd. They do so by optimizing their profiles to make them appealing to targeted recruiters. Therefore, it is best to explore different LinkedIn features that’ll positively help you

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Top Countries to Work Abroad

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For two years running, the HSBC Expat Explorer survey has ranked Singapore the best place in the world for expats to live and work. It scored very highly for job progression, average wages and security (both personal and financial); for all things economics- and careers-focussed, Singapore is the place to be. However, the city-state did

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9 Free Retrenchment Support Groups In Singapore

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Singapore is tiptoeing on the brink of a technical recession. Outlook is depressing for all, and it is expected to show up in more retrenchment across industries. Redundancy statistics by Ministry of Manpower is already showing record high redundancy numbers (per 1,000 paid workers) over Q1 of 2016 compared to the past five years. The

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5 Signs You Should Quit Your Job

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Unless you’re a famous football player or a luxury hotel tester, you probably don’t always love your job. Consequently, when the thought of moving on flits across your mind, you may wonder if it’s genuinely a good idea or if you’re simply falling into a grass-is-greener mentality. The fact is that there are no fixed

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