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5 Steps for a Career Change Resume (with an Example)

Looking for a career change? Switching jobs, particularly changing from one industry to another, can feel like a daunting task. If you’re one of the many people whose job was furloughed or the company went under during the pandemic, you’re not alone. Starting over can feel scary, but we’ve got the inside scoop straight from… Read more »

5 Free Courses To Start Your I.T. Career

Did you just graduate or are you looking for something new? Perhaps you’ve decided to try for that promotion or maybe you’re looking to branch out for something related to technology. Maybe you’re looking to take on the I.T. world, or maybe your current job is asking everyone to upgrade their skills. Whatever you need,… Read more »

5 Tips for Finding a Job After Graduation

Congratulations on graduating! Finding a job after college can be daunting. Here’s five tips that will help  you get your name out there Use More Than One Job Board What most people don’t realize is that employers pay subscriptions to view your resume on those job boards – and they don’t subscribe to all of… Read more »

How to Write a Resume Cover Letter

Obviously your resume is not the same as your cover letter. It’s common for employers to ask for both a resume and a cover letter. Yours should be approximately three paragraphs long and include why you’re applying for this particular position, a brief overview of your professional experience, and why you in particular are the… Read more »

How to Write the Best Resume Objective

How to Write the Best Resume Objective

Writing a resume objective or a resume summary often can feel like the most difficult part of writing a resume. How do you know the difference and when should you use which one? What goes into writing one? We’re going to break down their definitions, when to use what, and how you can make the… Read more »

5 Must-Read Resume Tips for Changing Careers

  Changing careers means you’ll need a whole new resume to match your new job search in your new field. The important goal to keep in mind is that your resume needs to show how your skills, particularly your soft skills, are transferable.   Identify Your Transferable Skills First, you’ll have to find out which… Read more »

Easiest Way to Write a Resume

Looking for the easiest way to write a resume? There are plenty of articles on brushing up your resume, but not a whole lot that help you write one from scratch – and fast. There are plenty of people who don’t have an existing resume. From people who have been taking care of someone else… Read more »

Transferable Skills- What Are They and Do You Have Them?

Transferable Skills- What You Take With You These are the skills you acquired during your education, internships, or past experiences that you can bring to your future work positions. Common examples include experience with specific computer programs, and management experience, proficiency in another language, or any in-demand skills. Skills You May Already Have When changing… Read more »

How to Get an Excellent LinkedIn Reference

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Why Do You Want a Reference? Not all recommendations serve the same purpose. Are you looking for new clients? A new job? Changing careers? Before you ask for the recommendation, think about your future goals! This will impact who you ask and how you will direct them. A new job requires stellar references from coworkers… Read more »

How To Ask For A Job Reference

  It used to be that including references was part of the application process, but not anymore. Most career openings now require applicants to provide a list of references when requested, usually after an initial interview. It’s become a trend that your potential employers might not ask for lists of references in the initial application.… Read more »