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Video: Resume Objective Statements

Here is the second video tutorial in a series of Basic Resume Writing for College Students and Recent Grads. This second video deals with the objective statement of the resume. (Watch the first video, Resume Headers.)
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Video: Resume headers for college students and recent grads

I’ve received some questions about basic resume writing. So, I decided to start creating a few short videos showing the most common sections of resumes for college students and recent grads. This first video deals with the header of the resume, also known as the contact information section.
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Flexibility = key to staying employable


The unfortunate reality of the current job market is that it is exceedingly difficult to find full time employment, especially employment that is related to your field of interest. However, if you’re willing to remain flexible, you’ll likely find yourself far more employable when the job market finally makes a turn for the better. Here are some suggestions for ways to stay flexible.
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Quick Tips: Grab bag resumes

Create a “grab bag” resume that lists ALL of your experience, paid and unpaid, in reverse chronological order. This grab bag resume is for your eyes only (and maybe the eyes of your career counselor); never share the grab bag resume with employers. Your grab bag resume can be as long as you need it to be.  Keep adding new […]

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