Category Archives: Tutorial

Common Resume Errors – Resume is NOT an Application Form

A resume is a summary of your qualifications for a specific position; it does not need to include all the information that can sometimes be requested on application forms or other employment documentation.
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Common Resume Errors – Inconsistent Formatting

Resume errors – frankly, we’ve all made them. Some errors are more glaring than others, while some are less obvious. In my first resume, I wrote “Anticipated Gradutation” in the first line and had typed the word “Resume” at the very top of the page! Fortunately, most resume errors can be remedied well before the document lands on a prospective employer’s desk. This new video series will be highlighting some of the common resume errors that I have encountered in my work with college students and recent graduates.
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Social Media and Job Search/Networking – Where do you start?

Social Media, Social Networking, Web 2.0 – people throw these terms around and talk about how these tools can help you with your job search and improve your professional networks, but where do you start? In the following video, I offer my suggestions for what three sites you should check out if you’re new to using social media for job search. (The video is geared to college students and recent grads, but ANYONE interested in using social media for job search/networking purposes can benefit.)

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