Posts tagged ‘Résumé’

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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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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