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4 Great Tips for an Effective Cover Letter

When you’re locked into a serious job search it’s incredibly important to stand out from the multitude of other applicants, as things can get pretty competitive and hiring managers won’t waste their time on dull and repetitive applications. One way …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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5 Hard Skills Your Resume Needs in 2023

Hard skills are tangible industry-specific abilities often gained through training and education—think foreign languages, programming languages, bookkeeping, and data analysis. Since recruiters spend, on average, only six to eight seconds skimming your application, you need to ensure that you’re including …

By Andrew Fennell - Firsthand
Firsthand
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Teaching College Students about the Internship Resume

When students come to the Career Center asking for help with an internship resume, you know you’re doing something right. Your reach should expand beyond just identifying the right major or starting the job search process. All those steps in …

By Val Matta - CareerShift
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Ten Common Mistakes Found In Military Resumes and How To Avoid Them

If you are a job seeker coming back from the military, beware of making some common mistakes on your resume, as mentioned in the following post.

As the manager for a military resume writing service, I come across thousands of …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
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A Resume That Will Catch The Attention Of Recruiters

Every resume would be closely scrutinized and carefully considered in a perfect world, with recruiters carefully looking at qualifications as well as presentations to find the best candidates for a position.

However, studies have shown that the average resume is …

By David Shrauger - Ivy Exec
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