Etiquette For an Intern Newbie

In some ways, being an intern is like being a freshman again-you're lower than entry-level, you've never worked in a professional environment, and you'd really like to avoid committing any embarrassing blunders. Common sense...

How to Prepare for an Entry-Level Interview

Research the company. Obvious, I know, but worth repeating: Take notes. Come with questions prepared. Be able to relay facts, figures and people of importance in the company. Be organized. If you tell a hiring manager "Oh...

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...
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Uncovering the Hidden Job Market

With so many web sites featuring job postings these days, it's easy to think that the only jobs available are the ones being advertised but that's just the tip of the iceberg. According to statistics,...

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...

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...

Creating an Effective Resume When You Lack the Required Credentials

In this age of specialization, it is highly advisable to tailor your resume to the specific position you're applying for. After all, a general resume may not indicate the specific skills and accomplishments that...

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...

A Glimpse and a Hook: Confessions of a Hiring Manager

The terrifying reality regarding your resume is that for all the many hours you put into fine-tuning, you've got 30 seconds to make an impression on me. Maybe less. It's unfair, it's imprecise, and there's...

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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