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How to Customise Your Cover Letter to Different Organisations

By Loy Xingqi from ResumeWriter and Adrian Tan from CareerLadder

If you thought your CV is the first hurdle to getting your foot in the door, think again. Even if you have an excellent CV, your chances can be ruined with a shabbily written cover letter. Read on to find out how you can write a meaningful yet short cover letter. (Read More Here!)

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How to Address Gaps on a CV

By Matt Tarpey, CareerBuilder US

Job seekers put a lot of time and effort into what is included on their CVs, but often what causes them the most stress is what they leave off. If you’ve been unemployed or left the workforce for personal reasons, you may be a little anxious about how to explain that gap to potential employers. (Read More Here!)

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Survey Results: Three-in-four employers in Singapore snoop on job candidates online, JobsCentral’s Survey finds

By Jonathan Tay

Jobseekers, mind your netiquette. Your future boss could be watching your online deeds. According to an online study by JobsCentral, at least three-in-four employers (75.1 per cent) would do online researches on potential job candidates. Social media sites, mainly LinkedIn (38.4 per cent) and Facebook (34.3 per cent), are the most commonly used channels by snooping employers.

The online study was conducted from August to September 2012, among 396 hiring managers and HR personnels.

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