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Resumés, etc.

Resumés, etc.

The Most Common Resumé Advice I Give on Reddit

Nearly everyday on Reddit, I address numerous postings for students and professionals who have applied to endless companies with no response. Sometimes, my answer is that they either have (1) a bad resumé format; or (2) they have little to no experience, which means their resumé format should be reworked –…

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6 Things Probably Missing from Your Resumé

“What is my resumé missing?” is one of the most popular questions I receive from job seekers. The answers go to the heart of what a hiring manager wants to see in a candidate. Your resumé is the best way to showcase your accomplishments on paper and show the hiring…

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How to Write Silicon Valley-Worthy Cover Letters

Covers letters are rough. There are arguments that cover letters are unnecessary because hiring managers don’t read them; others swear that cover letters enhance your application. So what do you do? Try to include a cover letter for as many applications as you can. However, your cover letter will hurt…

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4 Easy Steps to Writing a Great Personal Statement

Your application to match with a residency program includes your grades, recommendations, internships, and research experience. It also includes *GASP* a personal statement that tells a story about who you are beyond statistics and why you would be a great doctor within your intended area of practice. The personal statement…

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How To Explain A Gap On Your Resumé

You’ve made a brave (or perhaps forced) decision to take some time off of your career. Hiring managers might balk at that decision and the time away from practicing relevant skills. Here’s how to explain it on your resumé so you’ll get to the interview stage. Explain the Gap Strategically…

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Don’t Submit A Writing Sample Without This

When you apply for a job that involves an extensive amount of writing or when you are completing an application for a college program, you will most likely be required to submit a writing sample. A writing sample can show off your superior drafting and editorial skills when submitted properly….

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