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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 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

Everything you need to know about references

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

Are a CV and cover letter the same?

How do I put contact information on my CV?

How long should my CV be?

How do I say 'I'm willing to relocate' on my CV?

It's OK to ask for CV help

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

14 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?

CV help: Are you a doer or achiever?

How to include self-employment on a CV

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

6 fatal cover letter mistakes to avoid at all costs

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

How to write a graduate CV after university

5 things you should always include in a CV

These CV mistakes are sabotaging your job search

Is your CV ready to send? Ask yourself these 14 questions

How to build a positive reputation at work

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