Posts tagged ‘Résumé’

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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How LinkedIn Can Help Your Job Search—Even When You’re Still a Student

Your Twitter following is the size of a small army. Your Tumblr dashboard is cluttered with likes and reblogs. Your Vine is bursting with awesome videos……

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Does Your Résumé Have Style AND Substance?

First date: your heart races, you find yourself sweating even though you’re in a heavily air-conditioned restaurant, and sometimes you struggle to remember your own name.…

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Why I Ditched Cover Letters—And How That Landed Me a Job

Applying to jobs? You must spend approximately 27 hours a day writing and customizing your cover letter for every position. Cover letters give you the chance…

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You’ve Got 6 Seconds to Tell Your Story on Your Résumé—Make ‘Em Count!

We get it—you’re a super complex person, full of nuance and subtlety, and there’s no way that all that can be distilled into a single page…

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How to Discover Your Secret Sauce and Get Hired

Coke has one. Starbucks does, too. Even Whole Foods does, though theirs is admittedly more crunchy and healthy. So what are we talking about here? Brand…

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What Employers Are Looking For On Your PR Résumé

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level Public Relations applicant who we’ve nicknamed…

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