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Why You Should Show Off Your Awards on Your Resume (and the Right Way to Do It)

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When you’re writing your resume, it’s all about standing out from the pack. Sure, you have the experience and skills you need for the job, but so do many other applicants. How do you really hammer home that you’re the …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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4 Types of Networking Emails—and How to Write Them

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The more time that passes after you meet people for the first time—either in person or virtually—the harder it is to remember them. This is why, when you’re job searching, it’s important to take notes after meeting someone new. It’s also …

By David Solloway - Vault
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Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

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Asking for a job reference is one of those things that is perfectly normal and necessary, and yet potentially uncomfortable. There something about asking, “Hey, is it okay if a stranger calls you and asks you a lot of questions …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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So you want to be a…Human Resources Specialist

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What They Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. Typical duties include the following:

Consult with employers to identify employment needs
Interview applicants about …

By Hayden Duplechain
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4 Tips for Building Relationships Through Informational Interviews

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Informational interviews are treasure troves of information. What you collect from these types of networking meetings—in which you build relationships with people at the organizations you want to join—can provide you with insights that can help you improve your resume, cover …

By David Solloway - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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