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…

Social Media for Job Seekers

Social Media for Job Seekers Part 1: The Basics More and more companies are using social media as a method of attracting qualified candidates to their positions. In our Social Media for Job Seekers, we explore the what, why, and how to maximize these sites to find your next job. Why Social Media A 2016 Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) survey, found … 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…