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How long should my resume be?

Your resume should be short enough to hold employers' attention, but long enough to highlight all of your important skills. Finding the right balance can be tricky.

June 9, 2020 - 6 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

How to write a letter of intent (hint: it’s not the same as a cover letter)

What is a letter of intent and why would I write one? Read our guide to writing a letter of intent with tips and an example letter.

June 2, 2020 - 6 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

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How to write a resume to land that remote job

When you are applying for a remote role, your resume needs to show that you are a great worker both in and out of the office.

May 13, 2020 - 5 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

4 strategies for staying productive when working from home

Staying on task requires special attention when you don't have a manager looking over your shoulder.

May 6, 2020 - 7 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

5 skills you need to develop to work from home successfully

Working from home requires certain skills that you don't necessarily learn when working in an office.

May 1, 2020 - 8 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

How to ask for a letter of recommendation

Many job-seekers find asking for a letter of recommendation nerve-wracking. With these tips you can overcome your nerves and get that letter.

March 6, 2020 - 7 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

How to negotiate a higher salary

Don't settle for a lower salary than you deserve.

February 19, 2020 - 7 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

The two-column resume template

What is a two-column resume and why should I use it?

January 22, 2020 - 2 min read

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James Clift

James Clift

Co-Founder & Director

What Is A Functional Resume?

The functional resume format is used by career-changers and recent grads alike.

January 15, 2020 - 2 min read

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James Clift

James Clift

Co-Founder & Director

How to list achievements on your resume (with examples)

A great resume lists your achievements, not your responsibilities.

January 6, 2020 - 6 min read

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Ben Temple

Ben Temple

VisualCV Customer Success Manager

What is the best font for a resume?

Your font says something about you.

November 20, 2019 - 3 min read

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James Clift

James Clift

Co-Founder & Director

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