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CV Office Hours . CV Office Hours . Nov 05, 2020 189 views

How to stand out with lack of experience for my prospective field?

It’s the medical field and emphasizes a lot of hands-on experience but I’m unable to get any because of COVID. Office Hours #1: Resume Writing with Judy Park This question was posed by a question during one of our most recent "CareerVillage Office Hours" sessions. During Office Hours...

#covid #resume-writing #medical #experience #resume

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CV Office Hours . CV Office Hours . Nov 11, 2020 181 views

Can I spice things up graphically on my resume to make it easier to grasp the concepts?

Or should I stick to text-only? Office Hours #1: Resume Writing with Judy Park [42:20] This question was posed by a question during one of our most recent "CareerVillage Office Hours" sessions. During Office Hours sessions, we invite students to pose questions related to a specific topic. In...

#resume #creative #resume-writing

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George S. George S. May 27, 2020 403 views

How to make an resume ATS friendly?

I recently submitted my resume to, unfortunately my information did not transfer correctly. I believe the format of my resume is at fault here. What are some great tips to remind when making a resume? What are some great resources or websites that help create a resume that is ATS-...

#resume #job-application #resume-writing #job-search

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Jose L. Jose L. Aug 30, 2019 341 views

what should i include when filling out a resume?

what things/subjects should i put into my resume to insure that i get the spot of employment/stand out from everybody else that has applied for the position #job-application #job-search...


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Karen W. Karen W. May 16, 2018 402 views

What are the key elements to include in a well executed resume?

I am heading into my senior year of college and I am beginning to look for teaching jobs in the state. I want a very well composed and impressive essay to give future employers! #resume #resume-writing #teaching...


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Jenna K. Jenna K. May 13, 2018 532 views

Is making a resume important to get ready for college?

In my Personal, Career, and Development Skills class, I was required to make a resume even though I am not applying for a job. I was wondering, is it important to have a resume to apply for college in the future? #resume #college #preparing-for-college #resume-writing...


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Hanan M. Hanan M. Apr 04, 2018 449 views

What are some of the extracurrciulars I should have on my resume for competitive schools and medical schools?

I'm kind of confused on which extracurriculars to join that will make my resume look good for competitive schools and medical schools in general. Are there any specific must-haves I should have like NHS? What are some of the extra ones that will also look good? #extracurriculars...

#resume-writing #resume-building #student-clubs

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Lok Yin C. Lok Yin C. Mar 31, 2018 539 views

How to write cover letter?

I am planning to apply for a summer intern in Non-governmental organisation(NGO). However, they usually would not post recruitment notice. So how should I start in the opening of the cover letter? #ngos #cover-letters ##job-offer #human-resources #summer-internship #summer-jobs...

#resume #resume-building #resume-writing

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Hannah C. Hannah C. Mar 06, 2018 480 views

What level of involvement do employers look for on resumes?

I am involved with a club that I will be taking a leadership role after my first year of involvement, but I feel like I need to be joining more clubs. How many different things should I be involved with to get hired?...


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Tanya M. Tanya M. Feb 12, 2018 497 views

What are some key positions or skills that would look good on a resume for business development/marketing internships?

I was wondering if things like language certificates, volunteer positions at smaller companies/charity organizations would look good, or anything else, for positions in business development or marketing/PR. Marketing would include brand consulting, communications/PR, consulting, etc....

#resumebuilding #internships #branding #resume-writing #public-relations #marketing #brandconsulting

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Yabrina C. Yabrina C. Jan 24, 2018 506 views

Certifications For Business?

I'm asking about certificates because I'm interested in working in the non profit field, and I know that in any field of business, certificates to go along with degrees look good on a resume. #women-in-business #business #certification...


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Avery C. Avery C. Jan 21, 2018 456 views

What is a small thing that would make someone stand out to a potential employer?

I know that employers like to see people with lots of experience and plenty to fill their resume, but what is something that they would look for that most people wouldn't think of? #jobs #job-search #resume...


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Madison P. Madison P. Jan 18, 2018 588 views

What makes a good job candidate?

As someone going into the work field and a little brother who's going to as well I want to know the basic requirements for a good job candidate so that I might be able to help him and myself. #job-search-strategies #career-counseling #career #job-search #resume-writing...


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Laurel T. Laurel T. Jan 18, 2018 467 views

What past jobs should you show on a resume?

#resume-writing I am applying for a pharmacy position and I was wondering if I should include all job experiences such as a fast-food position in high school or only those that relate to the job I'm applying for in my resume. #pharmaceuticals...


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Mireia R. Mireia R. Jan 17, 2018 654 views

What should you include in your resume if you're a student with little experience/ skills?

Looking to develop a resume that is effective and stands out, but I'm a high school student without much experience or skills. Are there any things you can include that someone reviewing your resume would find useful to know? Does the fact that I volunteer as a teacher assistant or that I'm...

#resumes #interviews #interviewing-skills #writing #resume-writing #interviewing #evaluating-resumes #experience #resume #interview #interview-preparation

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Mireia R. Mireia R. Jan 17, 2018 6013 views
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Annalisa G. Annalisa G. Jan 15, 2018 1465 views

what should i put on my resume as a first time job seeker?

I'm starting to look for jobs, but I don't know what employers want to see from me, given I have not held a career before. #jobs #resume...


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Ashley H. Ashley H. Dec 08, 2017 547 views

Does having experience outside of your preferred career field do anything to you?

I do not have a lot of experience (job or otherwise) in the field that I am currently pursuing, however I do have experience in areas such as working in a museum, teaching and working in the arts (glass blowing, painting, sewing..). Is there anyway to incorporate those skills in the...

#resume-writing #environmental-science #experience #art #museums

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Vera L. Vera L. Oct 19, 2016 875 views

How do I write a resume?

What does it take to compose a resume? Which skills are relevant? What does the company want to see from me? What if I have no experience? #communications #resume #resume-writing #public-speaking #interviewing-skills #communication-skills #job-application...


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Adriana L. Adriana L. Feb 04, 2017 747 views

How should I prepare myself for a first job? How do I organize my resume, if I'm a minor, preparing to apply for my first job?

As of a month ago, I officially turned 16, which has given me a broader base of jobs to go after and apply for. I'd like to start applying for jobs, and hopefully, work a steady job before I turn 17, so I can develop my resume history and work-place skills. But all the jobs near me require...

#recruitment #beginner #resume-writing #teenagers #personal-development #job-application #job-search

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Abby L. Abby L. Jul 19, 2016 1077 views

How do I select what to put on my resumé?

I understand that it often depends on where it is being distributed. However, I seem to have too much pertinent information to fit on a single page. In general, is it better to include diverse aspects of your being, or focalize around that field in which you are interested? #resume...

#job-application #resume-writing #college-applications

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Kira N. Kira N. Jul 19, 2016 1161 views

How do you write a decent cover letter?

I need to build my resume and make it complete and professional. #resume #resume-writing #cover-letters...


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Sharlene M. Sharlene M. Aug 06, 2016 940 views

Do you have any tips for writing good resumes and cover letters?

I am starting to look for internships for the near future and many if not all require a resume and cover letter. I am just looking for some tips to improve my cover letter and resume. #resume #resume-writing...


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Anush Reddy N. Anush Reddy N. Sep 13, 2016 872 views

How powerful is LinkedIn ?

What is the role of LinkedIn in getting a job in US, are resumes given equal importance as LinkedIn. Which one is better ? #research #human-resources #resume #recruiting #resume-writing #linkedin...


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Megan S. Megan S. Dec 02, 2016 750 views

How do you recommend to build your resume?

I am a sophomore accounting major and want to build my resume and LinkedIn profile. Do you have any tips or things to include in a resume? Additionally, do you have any ways to go about getting some of these positions? #business #accounting #internships #resume-writing #evaluating-resumes...

#job-application #executive

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Rj J. Rj J. Dec 11, 2016 759 views

What's the best way to make your resume stand out on top of your peers?

Hi I'm a student at Westwood High School which is ranked 48 for academics out of all the high schools in the country. This means we have lots of competition amongst our peers. I'm currently trying to build a resume that won't only look better than my peers but also grab the attention of good...

#resume-writing #volunteering #college-advice #college #job-application

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Katelyn Y. Katelyn Y. Jan 26, 2017 1479 views

Do resumes need to be one page?

Hi, I'm attempting to become an "officer" in a club at my college and they want to see a resume. My boyfriend is a part of this club and he told me that my resume needs to be one page, that jobs only want to see one page anyways. Is this true? The job application my father helped me make it...

#resumes #resume-writing #evaluating-resumes #resume #job-application