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Posted September 03, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Myths that Can Harm Them

For those of you writing resumes for entry level jobs, don’t fall for these seven myths found in the following post that could harm these documents.

When it comes to resumes, many job seekers seem to think all they need is a cover letter to fill in those pesky work gaps and mention those in-demand soft skills. Unfortunately, that mindset means your resume ends up on the rejection heap – and that you stay unemployed. “There are quite a

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Have You Applied for Jobs and not Received Positive Results? 10 Mistakes that Could Have Hurt Your Applications

There are jobs recent college graduates may have missed out on because of these top 10 mistakes made by job applicants, which are found in the following post.

You find the perfect job or internship. You apply. You do all the required research so you’re thoroughly prepared for the job interview. But the interview never happens. In fact, despite impeccable follow-up, you never hear from the employer. Why? Because at some point in the application process itself, you made a mistake that removed you

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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Going on Interviews for Jobs for College Students? 6 Ways to Dismiss Yourself as a Candidate

When interviewing for jobs for college students, there are things you can do to hurt your chances of getting hired if you’re not careful.  Learn six ways to dismiss yourself as a candidate in the following post.

Interviewing for a job is a tough, long process. And when you finally develop a rapport with a recruiter only to hear they went a different direction (or even worse, you get the “no call at all” thing), its hard not to get down. How can you avoid this frustrating scenario? Truth is, sometimes you can’t.

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Posted May 23, 2013 by

Applying for Recent College Graduate Jobs? What Your Resume Should and Should Not Include

When applying for recent college graduate jobs, make sure your resume has the information a potential employer cares about and leave off everything else.  Learn more in the following post.

Your resume may only be a single page, but it’s a potential minefield when it comes to your career. On one hand, you want enough information so the employer sees what a stellar candidate you are. On the other, you don’t want to step into any pitfalls that will give the hiring

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Posted January 04, 2013 by

What to Do About Gaps in Your Resume

CollegeRecruiter.comA job seeker may worry about leaving a negative impression with potential employers once they see any gaps on his or her resume.  So, how can a job seeker overcome this issue?  Learn more in the following post.

This is probably one of the most common questions job seekers face when creating a new resume. The traditional chronological resume can be daunting when there is a gap in employment. Knowing that you will have to explain the gap during an interview can be even more daunting. No worries!  There are several ways to deal with this problem, and any expert resume writer can easily communicate your value regardless of whether or not you’ve been unemployed for a period of time.

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What to Do About Gaps in Your Resume