How to Pinpoint Accomplishments That Will Make Your Resume Shine

Terry Gallagher, president of Battalia Winston International, a New York-based executive search firm, says he places "three times as much value on results versus responsibilities on a resume." But while touting...

Sample Resume: Accounting

Joe James 123, Main St Boston, MA 02109, (123)-456 7890. email@domain.com OBJECTIVE: Seeking a position as an Accounting Assistant where extensive experience will be further developed and utilized. CAREER PROFILE: Detail-oriented, efficient and organized professional with extensive experience in accounting...

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...

4 Ways to Prepare for an Interview

I have been through some crazy interviews for jobs.  I’ve been through interviews where the employer was forced by luck of the draw to interview but was clearly not interested, I’ve been through 8-hour...

Getting the Most out of the Job-Shadowing Experience

Arrive on time and be polite, courteous, and enthusiastic. Show the person you're shadowing how much you appreciate the time and opportunity to learn. Don't be afraid to ask questions, but don't bombard the professional...

Talking the Talk: A Social Entrepreneur’s Glossary

Cross-functional: Spanning various specialized areas of focus within an organization.  For example, having job responsibilities that include managing programs, people and finances. Data-driven: Taking factual, measurable points and using them to focus programs, missions and future development.  Being data-driven is...

Moving On and In: Relocating for Your Summer Internship

Landing a summer internship at UMI Publications brought Ben Sherman one step closer to his dream of working in sports journalism. Sherman, 20, was hired to assist in the development of the publisher's ACC...

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...

25 Words That Can Hurt Your Resume

Often, when job seekers try to sell themselves to potential employers, they load their resumes with vague claims that are transparent to hiring managers, according to Scott Bennett, author of "The Elements of Resume...

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-...

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