Do you recommend putting relevant course descriptions on an entry level information technology resume?
My advice to you would be to only include relevant course descriptions on an entry level resume if you still have space left once you have filled it with the other necessary content. This content…
How many letters of recommendation should I submit for a job in law enforcement?
Usually on the application the agency will tell you how many references are required. If not, do one professional, one educational and one personal. They will contact you if additional information is needed.
I graduated with a master's in mechanical engineering, but aside from research work, I do not have formal industry experience in my field. It's been about a year since my graduation and I've had no luck finding a position so far; has the window passed for me to find a career opportunity within my field of study?
You have not missed your opportunity! Try to focus on entry-level positions, meaning they are open to new graduates. Keep an eye out for rotational programs also.
On your resume try to highlight…
Is it ok to e-mail companies directly expressing an interest in an internship/entry level position if they have no job openings that fit my profile? Is this more effective than applying for posted jobs? I feel that if a specific opening is posted hundreds of people apply and it is very unlikely to be invited for an interview.
YES, it is OK. In fact, it shows initiative which is an attribute admired by many hiring managers. If there is nothing available, there is a chance that a hiring manager or recruiter would…
How do recruiters view full-time service after college, such as the Peace Corps or Teach for America? Will these experiences help or hurt my application for a corporate position?
Hello! This is a great question and relevant for anyone with unpaid volunteer work. If you have limited career experience these kinds of activities are an excellent substitute. Also if you are unemployed or…View all answers »
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