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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. 

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 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

9 things you should always include in a CV

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

How to tell if a job listing is a scam

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)

Job hunting whilst employed versus unemployed

The difference between CVs and cover letters

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

How to know what work environment is best for you

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 critique 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 do I list freelance experience on my CV?

What is the best way to explain an employment gap on my CV?

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

Is this job right for me? Ask these questions to find out

How to write a winning personal statement for your CV

These CV mistakes are sabotaging your job search

How to avoid the 5 most common CV mistakes

7 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

Explained: Why we removed your charts and images

Explained: Why we removed your headshot

Explained: Why we shortened your CV to 2 pages