Summer Internships

Summer Internships Dear college students welcome back to class.  Hopefully, you’re finally unpacked, getting into a rhythm and hitting the books.  Oh, and by the way, have you started thinking about your summer internships yet?  I know, it feels like you just got back and finally settled in.  You might not even be sure which classes you’re taking next quarter, … Read more…

Updating your Resume

Updating Your Resume If you’re like most people, the thought of updating your resume sounds about as fun as a dental appointment.  It’s one of those chores that is easy to put off.  You may even wonder, why you should worry about it if you aren’t looking for a job.  Just like going to the dentist, updating your resume is … Read more…

Resume Accomplishments

Resume Accomplishments Leonardo da Vinci is the man responsible for the first resume, created over 500 years ago while he was seeking employment as a military engineer in Milan. A lot has changed from that da Vinci’s resume, and etiquette is always evolving.  When I was in college, the career centers recommended using a resume to provide high-level information on job duties. … Read more…

Resume Objective

The Resume Objective is Dead. If it’s been awhile since you’ve updated your resume, you might still have an objective at the top.  I remember struggling to write a creative objective to say  “Hey you, I want a job.  I want this job because it’s awesome”.  The resume objective was a nice way of telling the employer that you were … Read more…

Resume Tips – Hobbies, References & Font

Resume Tips – Hobbies, References & Font Awhile back there was an entertaining AskReddit thread that came across my news feed.  “Employers of Reddit, what is the most unique/outrageous thing someone has put on a resume?”  I love these threads because they are real life examples of what people have done, and how it’s been received by the employer.  This one, … Read more…