The resume objective statement is outdated because it focuses on the type of job you want when it should actually focus on what you can offer a potential employer. Instead of listing out your needs and wants, use this space to explain what you can do for a potential employer.
If you're looking to grow professionally within your company, help coach and mentor others in your office that may be a possible replacement for your role. Assisting your teammates in their growth will never be overlooked by management and will only help you succeed!
Strong answers to interview questions are those that are specific but concise, drawing on concrete examples that highlight your skills and back up your resume. Rehearse, practice and prepare your answers to typical interview questions in advance.
Career Advice: It's a good idea to check in with your professional job references occasionally to make sure they're still willing to serve as a reference for you. If you begin actively applying for jobs, let them know. Your references are there to help you, but can only do so if you stay in touch [...]
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When considering a job offer, be sure to take into account the entire compensation package, not just the salary. Consider the benefits and perks, as well as commute, work hours and company culture. Really take the time to weigh all of the pros and cons to make an informed decision about your future.
Hard work is the trend that never goes out of style. All successful professionals would agree there is no substitute for hard work. Discipline, patience, dedication and perseverance help keep people on the path towards success, but hard work actually gets one there. Come Early and Stay Late Grab your coffee early folks, because arriving [...]
Resume: Recent college graduate displaying resume. Do not use a template. Put your education at the TOP of your resume. Include full position descriptions. Add all relevant extracurricular activities (Organizations, volunteer work, study abroad…) Ask a Professor, Friend, Recruiter, Advisor or Parent to review/edit it. Add the start and end date (month and [...]
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LinkedIn has quickly become one of the top places to introduce yourself to potential employers, whether you are an active or passive job seeker. In addition to your resume, your LinkedIn profile is potentially a first impression that may leave a lasting impression on a hiring manager. A large majority of recruiters these days will immediately [...]