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Posted July 17, 2015 by

6 Things you are Doing Wrong with Your Visual Resume

Akansha Arora 2

Akansha Arora

In this competitive market it is necessary that you make yourself look different from the rest. The creativity and uniqueness in your CV can still grab you an interview. The six seconds that a recruiter spends on your CV should reflect a part of you so that the recruiter becomes sure about you. So what different can you do? Well in this technology driven world, visual resumes are the next in thing. Here is everything you would want to know about visual resume, what you might be doing wrong and how you can use them in your job search. (more…)

Posted April 05, 2013 by

Choosing the ‘Write’ One: Writing Samples 101

If you are interviewing for a writing job, it is a good idea to bring a variety of writing samples just in case a potential employer is interested.  Learn more in the following post.

Whenever I go on an interview, I carry a folder full of writing samples and copies of my resume. You’ve probably heard that employers often ask for writing samples during an interview even if they hadn’t asked you to bring or send them beforehand. I’ve been in this very


Choosing the ‘Write’ One: Writing Samples 101

Posted June 14, 2012 by

Job Interview Question of the Day: Should you take samples of your work to the job interview?

Carole Martin, The Interview Coach

Carole Martin, The Interview Coach

I had a quick question for you.  Do you think it’s a good idea to take samples of my work with me?  I will make sure it doesn’t contain any confidential information related to my current company but I wanted to show them the types of reports or training material I have developed as it relates to the job I’m interviewing for.


It is a good idea to bring samples – if applicable – but it’s the presentation of the samples that can be a bit tricky. It also depends on the position that you are seeking and whether the samples are applicable.

Here are some thoughts you might consider. (more…)