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Job Search Questions and Answers – Part 1

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When you're looking for a job there's always going to be a lot of questions to ask. Whether you are starting out or you have experience in the job market you always have questions that come up and need answers. In this two-part article we'll take a look at several questions that have been asked and answered them for you.

Q. How long should my resume be?

A. Depending on your experience you would typically want to stick to a one page resume. If you have a lot of experience and several different jobs this may not be possible. But to make it as easy as possible for the person viewing the resume to see your skills and what you've accomplished you want to put it on one page so they do not have to flip or staple.

Q. What should I wear to my interviews?

A. For any interview you should always be appropriately dressed. What is appropriately dressed mean, for a man it is always appropriate to wear a tie and suit if possible, if a suit is not possible always wear a jacket. For women, professional business suit or coat dress is always appropriate. If you follow these rules for dress and you'll never have to worry about if you are dressed appropriately for the interview are not.

Q. Do I have to include a cover letter with my resume?

A. You are not always required to add a cover letter but it is typically recommended that you include one with your resume. Having a cover letter can never hurt your chances of getting an interview but not having one when it is required will absolutely hurt your chance. The best way to do this is have a template set up for each occasion and then customize accordingly for the situation.

We hope these tips of been helpful to you and continue on to part two of this article to get the rest of them.

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