Category Archives: Questions Answered

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Questions Answered: What address should I use on my resume?

Question: I go to school in a different state than I live.  I am applying for internships in both my home state and where my school is. What address should I use on my resume? – Angela, California AND New Hampshire Answer: Great question, Angela. You can actually include BOTH addresses on the resume in the header of your document. […]

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Questions Answered: A new resource! T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM

I love hearing from you and answering your career questions, and based on your e-mails and comments, I get the sense that you appreciate reading my career advice, too. Now you can receive my advice and the advice of several career experts through Twitter!

Sweet Careers has recently teamed up with CAREEREALISM and a diverse group of career experts for the Twitter Advice Project (a.k.a. T.A.P. into CAREEREALISM).
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Questions Answered: Help! My son’s a college senior and hasn’t started job searching.

“My son is a senior in college and he hasn’t started his job search yet. I can’t seem to get him to get in high gear. I’m tempted to write his resume for him and just start sending it around but I’m pretty sure that’s a bad idea.Any suggestions?”

First of all, let me say that your son is fortunate to have a parent who is so invested in his future. You are right, however, that it would NOT be a good idea for you to write his resume for him, or to conduct his job search on his behalf.

There may be a number of factors contributing to your son’s apparent disinterest in starting his job search.
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