Category: Student

What a Resume Is Not

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: September 16, 2008 at 7:24 am

by Darlene Zambruski, ResumeEdge.com Managing Editor, CPRW, SME1. An exhaustive listing of everything you’ve done: Hiring managers aren’t interested in details from the beginning of your academic/professional career. Rule of thumb is to go back 10 years for IT professionals and no more than 15-20 years for those in other industries. Hiring managers won’t read... » Read Full Article

You’re a New Graduate and Your Degree Doesn’t Fit the Position

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: May 6, 2008 at 12:08 pm

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW, SME Many entry-level candidates either graduated in a field that is considered “industry-soft” (eg: History, English, Liberal Arts, etc.) or in such a crowded field (eg: Information Technology, Marketing, Education) that when it comes time to find a job, they must seek something outside their field of interest. This creates the... » Read Full Article

The Professional Touch: Enhancing Your Candidacy with Courses & Seminars

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: April 8, 2008 at 7:53 am

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW, SME In many professions such as Accounting, Medicine, Nursing, and Law, professionals are required to maintain skills through continuing education and seminars. By providing this information to a hiring manager, you’ll be stating unequivocally that you are prepared for the demands of the current industry, and that you meet all legal... » Read Full Article

The Professional Touch: Effective Networking Using Professional/Academic Affiliations

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: April 1, 2008 at 7:56 am

by Darlene Zambruski, CPRW, SME Because resumes are sent electronically or by regular mail, it’s not often that you can use your networking savvy until – or unless – you’re called in for an interview. However, by listing memberships in professional and academic societies, your resume is a silent partner in networking your skills to... » Read Full Article

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