Business Correspondence

Business correspondence serves a variety of purposes throughout the career cycle, but most of all it reflects professional courtesy during the job search. It can be quite time-consuming to correspond personally with everyone you encounter...

Is It Better to Be Yourself or Fake It in an Interview?

If you've made it to the interview stage of a job application, it means that your potential employer has already earmarked your cover letter and resume as special from their overall pool of candidates....

Internships: A Win-Win for Employers and Students

For employers who are looking for the cream of the crop among college-educated, entry-level employees, an internship program is the best way for them to build a pipeline of talented, young professionals. "The market for...

Job Shadowing: An Overview

That's the premise behind job-shadowing, an activity that enables a person to spend some time observing a professional on the job. Job-shadowing is often touted as a career-exploration activity for middle-school and high-school students to...

Sample Resume: Licensed Practical Nurse

Joe James 123, Main St Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com Licensed Practical Nurse Recent graduate with professional experience in healthcare settings and private duty nursing. Committed to the medical profession and to quality patient care. Nursing style blends professionalism, capability...
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10 Most Overused Resume Phrases

Such is the importance of keeping your resume up-to-date, whether you're looking for a job or not. When you don't, not only will you forget the important details that'll help your resume stand out...

Relocating to a New City After Graduation?

About a year after graduation, I moved to Seattle. By the time I left three years later, volunteering, two internships, three jobs, and intermittent contract work--plus mountaineering, discovering Northwest food and wine, and meeting...

Interns for Hire: The Best Benefit can be a Permanent Job

In today's job market, internships are about more than developing skills and glimpsing a specific industry or company. Interns now want something tangible from their work experience - namely, a full-time job. And employers...

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...

What to Include on your Internship Resume

Stuck on what to put on your resume? You’d be surprised how much information you can cram in your one page resume. Besides the obvious information such as the quick points about who you are...

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