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STAR format

We’re Going to Make You a STAR!

Your resume serves one purpose and one purpose only – to get you ahead of the pack in front of a recruiter and land an interview. Resumes tend to follow a conventional pattern – the candidate’s details, a short list of personal strengths, a list of qualifications, career aspirations, a rundown of the work history with key responsibilities, some referees, and that is it; job done. But most likely, job not won. Why? One reason could be that you did not adhere to the STAR format.

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Jeanne has been an editor with Select Resumes for two years in her career of 16 years in editing, researching and court audio transcribing. Her experience includes working for a national industry Media magazine, jointly compiling a children’s dictionary for Unibooks Canada, serving as specialist media transcriber/researcher for a prominent NSW politician, sub-editing a vast array of business and procedural documents in the legal and recruitment industries, high-level research for the Department of Education, and writing for the web.

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Blue Design 002

Vibrant and universal, Blue Design 002 is introduced by a striking cover image with shades of blue suggesting a stylised ocean concept. (more…)
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