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Category: Entry Level

When Your Relevant Professional Experience is Minimal

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: February 5, 2008 at 1:08 pm

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW, SME Whether you’re just starting out in your chosen profession or you’ve been forced to transition to another career because of the fluctuating needs of the economy, there may be times when you’re faced with having little professional experience to offer an employer. However, there are ways to maximize what you... » Read Full Article

Worried About Being Considered Too Young for a Position?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: January 22, 2008 at 10:57 am

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW, SME The best way to overcome reverse age discrimination (eg: you’re considered too young for a major position, rather than too old), is to deliver a flawlessly crafted, exceptionally professional resume that details your relevant skills and qualifications, while showcasing your accomplishments. The best format for an up-and-coming young executive is... » Read Full Article

If You Do Not Have the Required Education for the Desired Position

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: October 25, 2007 at 8:04 am

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW No matter how well you prepare for a career, it’s rare when your professional or academic background perfectly matches all of the employer requested qualifications. Despite this, there are ways to overcome perceived deficiencies in your academic history, while proving you are a good match for the position. 1. If you... » Read Full Article

When Your Professional Experience, In General, Is Lacking

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: October 16, 2007 at 8:37 am

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW Recent high school graduates, some stay-at-home moms, and those individuals who are just starting trade school or vocational college are faced with extra challenges in creating a resume that will prove their worth. As with all resume content, it’s imperative to focus on what you do have to offer, rather than... » Read Full Article

Resumes for New Lawyers

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: July 31, 2007 at 8:44 am

If you’re a second or third-year law student, you may already be applying for clerkships or permanent jobs following law school. Graduation from law school is no small feat – it takes dedication and stamina (and maybe slight masochistic tendencies) to withstand the brutal rigors of this three-year rite of passage. If you’re proud of... » Read Full Article

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