Finding a Guide: The Value of Having a Professional Mentor

A strong mentoring relationship is built on collaboration and the commitment to the professional development of one or both of its participants. While in the typical mentoring relationship, one participant has more experience, skill,...

Sample Resume: Sales

Joe James 123 Main St, Boston, MA 02109 Residence: 123.654.5555 Email: jdoe@domain.com Objective: An Automotive Sales Management position that will effectively utilize acquired expertise, creative talents and commitment to excellence. Desire a position with career growth potential. Summary Of Qualifications: ...

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...

Forget About the Job, Learn to Leverage Contacts

Understanding the importance of networking is not enough!? Everyone in the job market has that understanding. To be successful in networking, you'll need to make the right moves with your contacts. Making the first move is always...

Interview Tips for Interns

If you've been granted an interview, you're already halfway to getting the exciting internship you've been looking for. Congratulations! Since so many students apply for a limited number of positions, companies generally eliminate candidates...

Sample Resume: Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

Steve Cooper 1234, Main Street, Boston, MA 02109 (123)-456 7890 email@domain.com EDUCATION : HARVARD UNIVERSITY, GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES - Boston, MA Doctor of Philosophy, Virology - January 2001 Thesis: CD4-Independent Replication of a CCR5-Using HIV-1 Primary Isolate. CORNELL UNIVERSITY-...

Successfully Sell Yourself With Your Cover Letter

It is often said that finding a job is a job in itself. But what you may not realize is that it's a sales job. To win over hiring managers and convince them to...

What to do when a New Hire Earns More than you do

A: It can be demoralizing when an employer offers a bigger salary to someone who will have the same role as you, but it's not unusual. For some jobs, the external market value increases...

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...

Writing a Winning Cover Letter

In the job application process, the cover letter usually represents the first opportunity you have to communicate directly with a hiring organization.  Smart jobseekers take advantage of this opportunity to engage the hiring organization...

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