Posts tagged ‘Résumé’

5 Reasons You Need to Update Your Résumé (Even If You’re Not Looking for a Job)

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There’s an App for That—The Tools You Need to Supercharge Your Job Search

Hunched over your laptop, you ignore your cramping hand (the result of the copious amounts of note-taking that has occurred over the last day and a…

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What Your Frontal Cortex Has to Do With Getting a Job

Wanna live on the edge? Get in a car with me behind the wheel. I am not the best driver in the world… In fact, I…

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I Thought I Knew How to Write a Résumé. Here’s Why I Was Wrong

You sit at your desk, heart racing. You just clicked a single button and the sirens began to sound. Could it be? No, that’s crazy. They’re…

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How to Match Your Résumé to a Job Description

You’re an expert at matching—whether it’s picking the right pair of sneakers or statement necklace to pull an outfit together or choosing which bottle of two-buck Chuck…

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Are You Smarter Than a Machine? And Does Your Résumé Prove It?

If you’re fed up with sending in your résumé to bajillions of companies and never getting any responses, you’re not alone. Whenever we ask students and…

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GenTwenty’s Guide to College Success: How to Ace More Than Your Finals

As a college student, you have approximately 5,000 pages of reading to do on a daily basis. This means that it can be hard to find…

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Job Search Tips For College Students From a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach

Forget about airplanes with “Hire Me!” banners flown past recruiters’ windows. Ditch the singing telegrams that deliver your résumé to hiring managers. Lisa Quast is not…

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Want to Find a Job? Follow These 10 Steps

Everyone wants one now. Everyone wants one right now! What, a golden goose? Nope. Something even better. A job, of course! But, just like good ol’…

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5 Ways to Scare Off Employers During the Job Search

My breath catches in my throat as I peer through my fingers. Fear slithers up my spine and I try to ignore the chills. I almost…

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