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Ideal Work Environment

While searching for articles on the internet, I stumbled upon an article that really caught my eye, on CNN Living: “Millennials need fun, flexibility at work”. This article deals with the Generation Y (Gen-Y) population and how they function in the work environment. Due to that fact that I’m on the Gen Y band wagon, [...]

July 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Ladies: Plan Ahead for Your Career, But Not That Far

I recently read a commencement speech that Sheryl Sandberg, the Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, gave at Barnard College in May. As could be expected, Sandberg addressed many of the issues that women face, and will continue to face, in the working world. While there were many important messages in her speech – and I [...]

July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments More

10 Ways to Scare the Employer With Your Resume

The resume is a little bit of a sore subject due to the fact that many people have difficulty finding the perfect format and what to include on their resume. There are many different versions of resumes to pick from, however, you can’t go wrong with sticking to the famous format, which in my eyes [...]

July 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More
6 Worst Words to Include in Your Resume

6 Worst Words to Include in Your Resume

Here at RezScore, we wanted to determine the worst words people use in their resume.  We asked Ike Okonkwo, RezScore data science intern, to help us tackle the problem by studying resumes across all industries. To figure this out, we took a straightforward approach.  We looked through our corpus of resumes recently scored by hiring experts1 [...]

July 13, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Experience Never Hurts

Internships provide real world experiences for those looking to gain the knowledge and skills required to enter into a particular career field. Even though internships are typically short in nature, it’s an opportunity to take your classroom experience and apply it to real world situations. Why is an internship important? Now a days, most students [...]

July 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Expect the Unexpected: 15 Wild Card Interview Questions

Expect the Unexpected: 15 Wild Card Interview Questions

Perhaps you are one of those job seekers who has their interview outfit perfectly pressed, copies of your resume printed on thick paper tucked neatly in a fancy folder, a Montblanc pen that latches on to that folder, and rehearsed all of your answers to every possible interview question. Well done… though I’m not here [...]

July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments More
How Social Media Can Help or Hurt Your Job Hunt

How Social Media Can Help or Hurt Your Job Hunt

Social media has exploded as an internet phenomenon over the last decade, changing the dynamic of human communication for social and professional purposes. People can now mail each other within seconds, as opposed to the traditional method of a posted letter which can take days to be received. A particularly time consuming and often tedious [...]

July 5, 2011 | 0 Comments More

Professional Reliability

I came across a blog post this week that struck a chord with me.  At some point in our lives , we have all heard the phrase “Be professional”, but what does this phrase really mean?  What does it really mean to be professional?  The article (link posted here) tries to answer this question in [...]

July 1, 2011 | 0 Comments More