Category Archives: Young Professionals

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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Passion in Practice – Evidence of Passion in Interview Question Responses

Do you have passion for your field or your industry? Is that passion evident in your responses to interview questions? This video examines how passion can be conveyed, or not, in the way you respond in an interview. Passion in Practice – Evidence of Passion in Interview Question Responses (video embedded)

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Transferable Skills Developed On-Campus: Diversity/Cultural Awareness


Many valuable transferable skills can be gained through common on-campus jobs and activities. This series of articles, “Transferable Skills Developed On-Campus” highlights some common positions found on many university campuses (not an exhaustive list of campus positions). Each article will feature a different transferable skill and provide examples of resume phrases that coincide with the campus positions. (Image source)

SKILLS RELATED TO DIVERSITY AND CULTURAL AWARENESS

Library worker

  • Acted as first point of contact for community members, including toddlers, teens, business people and retirees

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