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Are internships vital in later landing a good job?

I have lots of friends with internships unrelated to their majors, interests, and future career goals but they think it will look good on resumes later on. Do you recommend I get any internship I can get just for the sake of having a full resume? #internships...

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Austin L.’s Avatar Jimi Ayeni’s Avatar
Active May 31 at 13:46

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Posted by Emma A.’s Avatar Emma A.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Emma, Really good question. I see lots of internship related ...

What is the most important thing I should put on a resume?

I am going to be applying for jobs in the near future and am looking for advice from other people as to how I should write my resume....

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Lindsey Manning-Djabbari’s Avatar Katy Maclean’s Avatar
Active Apr 12 at 20:48

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Posted by Vincent S.’s Avatar Vincent S.
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Lindsey Manning-Djabbari | Director at CareerVillage.org The single most important thing you can put on your resume ...

How do I choose what to include on my resume?

There is so much that I can add on my resume, but I know that most employers do not read resumes if they are too long. How do I decipher what is important to include on the resume?...

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Active Feb 07 at 01:36

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Posted by Sidney C.’s Avatar Sidney C.
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Katy Maclean | Business Analyst at Dell Compellent The key is formatting. Lead with what is most relevant to ...

What are some strategies to write my resume if I do not have internships and work experiences prior to college graduation?

I couldn't manage both schoolwork and work during college life. After graduation and as expected, it appears to me that lacking these experiences really downplay my resume. I want to know how I can write my resume given my background like this? #resume...

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Theresa Hardy’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:39

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Posted by Hollie C.’s Avatar Hollie C.
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Carole Curtis | Director of Career Services at CareerPlex USA / ... You are right in that employers are looking for some experience ...

How can I make the best resume possible?

Are there key things interviewers are looking for to "wow" them?...

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Sophie Hinshaw’s Avatar Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar Ayan Sarkar’s Avatar Wael Al-Rihawi’s Avatar
Active Nov 17 '17 at 15:52

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Posted by Sabine D.’s Avatar Sabine D.
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Sophie Hinshaw | Merchandising Coordinator at Pottery Barn Kids Yes! A good resume is an essential tool, while an underdeveloped ...

How much information should I put under each LinkedIn section?

I am currently filling out the description section under each of my awards/honors on LinkedIn. How vague should the information be and what is the max number of lines/sentences I should use to describe each award? Should I quote where I got my information from (if I'm noting specifics)? P.S....

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:34

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Posted by Shakuan F.’s Avatar Shakuan F.
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Crystal Rodwell | Educator, Leader, Writer Hi Shakuan, My advice is to make your LinkedIn account match ...

Can I get a job without any prior work experience?

I'm looking for a job. #jobs...

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Active Mar 20 at 19:04

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Posted by Katherine K.’s Avatar Katherine K.
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Melissa Britt | Deployment Specialist at PwC. Connecting the right people, ... Hey Katherine! You can get a job without prior work experience, ...

How are internships from 5-6 years ago still relevant in your resume?

I have started interning for marketing and law firms since at least 5 years ago when I was in middle school, but I'm not sure whether or not to put them on my resume, and if so, how it would contribute to my present day skills. Are these generally to be avoided? #resume...

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Whitney Vincenti’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Jun 17 at 22:38

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Posted by Tanya M.’s Avatar Tanya M.
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Whitney Vincenti | Master's Student at Durham University Hi Tanya! It is great that you started interning as early ...

Any suggestions on free resume building websites?

I am currently working on updating my resume and I would prefer to use a website to put my resume together. Any suggestions for free resume building websites?...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Posted by Victoria C.’s Avatar Victoria C.
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Brandi Eckles | Dell Global Business Services - Program Manager - ... I actually use the free templates in Microsoft Word. The templates ...

Tips for writing a good resume?

Just looking for advice on this topic, list of do's and don'ts etc. #job-search...

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Keith Sun, MA, NCC’s Avatar John Cline’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:17

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Posted by Lera K.’s Avatar Lera K.
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Keith Sun, MA, NCC | Christian Minister, Career Advisor, Emerging Mental Health Counselor Do's - Keep it to 1-2 pages - Quantify your accomplishments ...

How important is study abroad for a resume?

I am thinking about studying abroad but will it make a difference on a resume?...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:27

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Posted by Alexis T.’s Avatar Alexis T.
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Christy Rosen, M.Ed., CPRW | Career Coach | Facilitator; Conway Coaching & Consulting Study abroad programs provide a wealth of learning and businesses certainly ...

When applying for jobs out of town, is it negative to put your current address?

I am currently a graduating senior (Fall '17) at San Jose State looking for work in Los Angeles for post grad. Would it look bad if I put my current address on the job application and my resume? I heard employers don't take applications hundreds of miles away seriously. What should I do?...

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Stacy Shields, PhD’s Avatar Bobbi Tatum’s Avatar John Cline’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 '17 at 13:41

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Posted by Ashton C.’s Avatar Ashton C.
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Stacy Shields, PhD | Career Counselor I think the easiest way to address this would be in ...

How do i make a really good Resume

I want to have a really good resume to make a good first impression to the place im applying to...

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Harikrishna Patadiya’s Avatar Elizabeth Coccia’s Avatar Jonas L. Harris’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:02

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Posted by Melissa S.’s Avatar Melissa S.
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Harikrishna Patadiya | Mechanical Engineer at Therma Corporation One of the first things you may want to start with ...

How to use on line websites efficiently for my career?

I am completed my MCA this year and need to find a good job. I am not interested in lecturing and banking. I am interested to find a job in a good software company and I think our resume is a crucial document that makes or breaks your chance of getting an interview. So I need to write a good...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:38

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Posted by Oliver R.’s Avatar Oliver R.
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Ganaraj Kamath | Brand Manager -Dell Hi, As a first step towards your job search a good ...

Are sports an asset on a resume?

I'm a college student dedicated to academics and building a career, but I love sports. Would joining a club sport be worth my time, or should I get involved in a pre-professional group instead? I'm not sure that I would have time for both. #sports...

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Katy Maclean’s Avatar Chantel Batton-Utley’s Avatar
Active Jun 06 at 23:17

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Posted by Madison B.’s Avatar Madison B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist From what I have been seeing, when it comes to extracurricular ...

Suggested experiences to boost resume in health professions?

I am currently in grad school and I am interested in boosting my resume prior to graduating in order to increase my employability. Does anyone have any recommendations on good resume boosters? #health...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:22

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Posted by Victoria C.’s Avatar Victoria C.
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Wael Al-Rihawi | Mechanical Engineer I Automotive internships and volunteering are a great way to boost your resume.

What are your recommendations to have in a cover letter?

What information should be included, how long should it be, and what is the main goal? #resume...

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:29

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Posted by Sabine D.’s Avatar Sabine D.
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Laura Nita | Accounting Sr Analyst Hello Sabine, the scope of the cover letter is to tell ...

What do top tier consulting firms look for in resumes?

Please explain the factors consulting firms look for in a resume from someone in college when deciding whether or not to call a candidate in for an interview. #resume...

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CriticalMass ’s Avatar CareerVillage ’s Avatar Rachel Gonzalez’s Avatar Danielle Gendron’s Avatar +1
Active Nov 10 '17 at 13:12

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Posted by Jared Chung’s Avatar Jared C.
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CriticalMass Basically three things: Big brand name employers or schools Academic performance ...

How to write a good resume?

Now i try to find internship #resume...

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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D.’s Avatar ritesh sharma’s Avatar Daniela Silva’s Avatar
Active Jun 05 at 02:59

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Posted by Ena W.’s Avatar Ena W.
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WADDAH GHEBE,M.D. | Medical Doctor,General Internist 10 Steps: How to Write a Resume Key points that will ...

Is it better to have your resume demonstrate a variety of skills or great skill in the specific career you are pursuing?

I'm not entirely sure what career I want to end up in, but I have interests in working in theater(preferably backstage). So I was wondering if it helps to gear your resume towards the specific career you are working towards at that moment, or demonstrate a variety of skills you have accumulated...

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Tommaso Deserti’s Avatar Jared Chung’s Avatar Tracy McNeilly’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:03

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Posted by Teal K.’s Avatar Teal K.
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Tommaso Deserti | Business Development at Nest Labs When you build your resume you want to make sure you ...

Can I write insight in my resume?

I find that many people write insights in linkedin, of course, I do it too. But I am not sure whether I write it in my resume (work experience or extra curriculum activities). #resume...

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:51

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Posted by Ena W.’s Avatar Ena W.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Ena, There is not one right way to write a resume, ...

How early should you show up at an interview?

How early is too early? And do recruiters judge you if you are right on time? Do they prefer people to be earlier than on the dot? #interviews #interviewing-skills...

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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia’s Avatar Bonnie Hongo’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active May 15 at 14:26

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Generalist || Startup Enthusiastic || Writer || Hey Emily!I will answer your questions one by one.Always arrive 10 ...

How many resumes should I have to send out before I hear back about an interview?

Now that it's abnormal to walk into a business and ask if they are hiring, I'm sending out resumes all the time and I have no idea if they are even being reviewed. I heard a stat once that you should get one interview for every 100 resumes you send out. Is this true? It's so time consuming to...

#interviews #careerbuilding #resume

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Gary Stephen Petito’s Avatar Jonathan Manitsky’s Avatar Karen Springer, CPRW’s Avatar
Active Mar 22 at 21:22

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Posted by Lauren K.’s Avatar Lauren K.
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Gary Stephen Petito | Career Guru There really is no right answer for this but I would ...

How do you make your resume more enticing if you don''t have a lot of experience in the field?

I'm a public relations student and I have no experience in the field of PR. How can I make my resume more attractive to hiring managers without the experience? #publicrelations #resume...

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Active May 14 at 11:05

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.
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Chris Amenell | Credit Risk Manager Emily, I recommend you identify the skills a PR professional needs.  ...

What specific items on resumes stand out most to law schools?

For example, in skills, something such as "Good analytical and critical thinking skills." Something specific and the category it would be categorized under would be very helpful, thank you. #university #law...

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Active Aug 04 at 11:10

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Posted by Katrina P.’s Avatar Katrina P.

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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Kate Wallace’s Avatar Duncan Muguku’s Avatar
Active Feb 25 at 15:46

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Posted by Annalisa G.’s Avatar Annalisa G.
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Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving Hi Annalisa,Great question! I know it can be daunting to write ...

Computer Scientist Resume

As a soon to be a graduate computer scientist, how much detail should I have on my resume? For example, all of my programming projects or just the more noteworthy ones? #computer-science #programming...

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Active Apr 13 at 13:33

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Posted by Peter D.’s Avatar Peter D.
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Anthony Swart | Senior Sales Consultant at Okta You should really be tailoring your resume for each job you ...

what are effective ways in discovering my strengths in prepare for resume writing?

Although I see myself finishing a bachelor degree one of the great achievements in life..but I find it very hard to pinpoint my strengths. There are obviously things that I have done in my life but I am unsure about how to distinguish whether a quality is really my strength or is it just a...

#self-discovery #resume #job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 08:47

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Posted by Hollie C.’s Avatar Hollie C.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Hollie, First off, skills and strengths are your personal qualities. ...

I have no work experience! How can I acquire a job?

It's time to pull my own weight, yikes! Recently I applied to various famous franchises online, the only problem is, they never responded :( . With no success online I decided to visit a "now hiring" good ol' McD's and ask for an application. I completed the application and returned it to a...

#hiring #resume #first-job

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aftab ahmed’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Miriam Alonso’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:39

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Posted by Grant H.’s Avatar Grant H.
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aftab ahmed | Technical support specialist Hello, First, remember that everyone begins with no experience—so you’re not ...

What should I be doing the summer before entering college?

This next fall I will be entering a college or university into a hospitality program. I would like to take advantage of any opportunities I can this summer, is there anything specific I should be doing to fluff my resume? Or that would be particularly impressive to a company for an internship?...

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Meghan Ashcraft’s Avatar Ollie Jones’s Avatar Phillip Prayor’s Avatar BluJean Casey, M.A., NCC’s Avatar +1
Active Jul 21 '17 at 14:11

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Posted by Amelia S.’s Avatar Amelia S.
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Meghan Ashcraft | Career Education Specialist/Trainer Hi Amelia, I think Ken's answer is a great starting point. ...
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