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How to apply for jobs – cover letters, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.

Tips for Writing a Resume

I have looked at a bunch of resumes over the years hiring for different jobs. Here is some of my best advice for you. Capitalize...

Why Write a Cover Letter?

Yay! You’ve found a job that you want to apply for. Now you have to write a cover letter. Why write a cover letter? Great question!...

What are You Doing this Summer?

What are your plans this summer? Whether you just finished your first semester or your tenth semester,  you will probably need to take some time...

How to Search for a Summer Job

Here are some tips to make your summer job search go smoothly. Visit your school's career center. They can help you brush up your...

Safe Job Search Tips

Applying for a job can be overwhelming. There are plenty of scammers ready to steal your personal information while you are applying for jobs....

Where to Look for a Summer Job

Looking for a summer job is a great idea, but how many jobs only want employees for a couple of months in the summer....

Why Get a Summer Job?

You've worked hard all school year, can't summer just be a time to relax? Sure, rest and relaxation are important, but there are some...

Writing Thank You Notes

Tips for an Effective Job Search

You're busy. When you’re looking for a job, you don’t have time to waste. Here are some tips to make your career search efficient and...

Questions to Ask in an Interview

So, you’ve got an interview. Great! Now what? At some point during the interview, your interviewer is going to ask “Do you have any...

What the Heck is Networking?

You’ll often hear people say that you need to network to find a job. What is networking and how do you do it effectively? What...

What are Transferable Skills? How Can they Help Me Get a...

  What are transferable skills? Transferable skills are skills and abilities that learned in one situation that can be applied to another situation. How do you get...

Cover Letter Tips

Now that you've written and formatted your cover letter, here are some tips to help make it great! Try to address your cover letter...

Formatting a Cover Letter

You've already found a job to apply for and you've started working on three paragraphs of your cover letter. Now let's start typing the...

Writing a Cover Letter

Starting to write a cover letter can be very intimidating. Let's break it down step-by-step. 1. Look at the job posting Before you fire up Microsoft...

Social Media Etiquette

According to CareerBuilder, 70% of employers check out social media accounts before making hiring decisions. Kaplan Test Prep claims that 35% of school admissions...

How to Ask for Letters of Recommendation

It’s that time of year: The spring semester is winding down so you’re starting to make plans for next summer or the next academic...