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Laura Slingo is a qualified CV and resume writer and interview coach who pens career advice for sites around the globe, including Salesforce and The Guardian. Follow her on Twitter and LinkedIn for her latest musings. 

Mastering the first impression: how to make a lasting impact in job interviews

What is classical management theory and how does it work?

How to write a CV

What is pre-employment testing?

What are the four types of business strategy?

Passive listening: definition and examples in the workplace

Transformational leadership theory - inspire and motivate!

Supervisor vs manager: What's the difference?

Functional organisational structure - pros and cons

What is self-awareness and how can it improve my career?

How to write work experience on a CV - Tips and examples

What is a flat organisational structure?

Overcoming cognitive dissonance: How to manage conflicting beliefs and behaviours

How long should a cover letter be and what should I include?

What is sandbagging in the workplace? Definition and examples

Why you should show your adaptability during your application

The power of law of attraction in career development

Leadership competencies: 16 examples including tips

Why you shouldn't let AI write your CV

The top project management skills you need to succeed

How to develop a winning business strategy (with examples)

What is a micromanager and how do I deal with one?

Employee benefits: what to keep in mind throughout your job search

What is kinaesthetic learning and how can it help my career?

What is professional development and why is it important?

7 ways to develop effective team management skills

What is the hierarchy of controls? 5 stages of safety controls

What are people skills? Definition and examples

What is democratic leadership? Pros, cons, and examples

Business acumen: definition and examples

Different types of management styles all leaders should be aware of

What is the first mover advantage? Definition, examples, advantages, and disadvantages

Understanding leadership theories: definitions, types, and behaviours

What is inductive reasoning? Definitions, types, and examples

How to do a CV on your phone

How to write a Retail Manager CV (with example and template)

How to write a Customer Assistant CV (with example and template)

Post-redundancy CV tips

How to use facts and figures on your CV

How to write a graphic design CV (with example and template)

How to write a CV for a school leaver (with template and example)

How to write a speculative application for a job that isn't advertised

How to get a job in cyber security

Technical skills: Definitions and examples for your CV

Could you find your next job in the hidden job market?

How to spot a job scam and keep your online job search safe

Fewer hours, same pay - the 4-day working week has come to the UK

Tips to address caring for family on your CV

How to make any job sound impressive on your CV

What are the benefits of using a LinkedIn profile writing service during my job search?

How to write a Receptionist CV

Should you pay someone to write your CV?

How to write a marketing CV

How to write a sales CV

How to write a CV for a chef job (with example)

What is the difference between a portfolio and a CV?

Can I lie on my CV?

How to get your CV in tip-top shape for a headhunter (before you resign)

The Great Resignation: Is now the time to resign?

5 ways to build a good reputation at work

CV help: Are you a Doer or an Achiever?

How to write a graduate CV after university

How do I put contact details on my CV?

How to submit your CV: 14 questions to ask before sending

7 common cover letter mistakes to avoid at all costs

How to say 'Willing to Relocate' on your CV

The complete guide to working with recruiters for your job search

Why is it so hard to find a job?

How long should my CV be?

The key to positioning yourself for a job search in a new industry

Job scams: 8 warning signs to look out for

How to participate (and thrive) in the gig economy

Should you put references on a CV?

How far back should your CV go?

What does "furlough" mean?

How to prevent sleep deprivation from hurting your career (and your health)

The best skills to include in your CV (with examples)

Job hunting whilst employed versus unemployed

How to write a CV

It's OK to ask for CV help

How a professionally written CV can boost your job-search confidence

16 small ways to get ahead in the workplace

What Kind of Environment Do You Work Best In?

Avoid the CV black hole with these tips

Does your CV pass the 6-second test?

How to write a CV when you're self-employed

Busting myths: what you get from a free CV review online

6 CV writing tips that will turn your good CV into a great one

How to use the STAR approach to ace your next job interview

How to Put Freelance Work on your CV

How to explain a career break on your CV

Should I write my CV in the first person or third person?

How to know if a job is the right fit for me

How to write a personal statement for a CV

These CV mistakes are sabotaging your job search

How to avoid the 5 most common CV mistakes

Seven ways to optimise your CV and make a great impression

Explained: Why we added core competencies to your CV

Explained: Why we reformatted your job history

What is a CV and how do you write one?

Explained: Why we removed your charts and images

Explained: Why we removed your headshot

Explained: Why we shortened your CV to 2 pages