Category Archive: Jobs

How to Make Job Fairs Worth Your While

By Robert Half International Attending a job fair can seem a little like speed dating. You’re one of many in a line of candidates who meet with participating employers so quickly there is barely time… Continue reading

How –and Whom — To Ask for a Referral

By Robert Half International One of the best ways to get a foot in the door with a potential employer is to be recommended by someone who already works there. That may be true,… Continue reading

Top 10 Tips for Interns

By Penny Loretto, About.com Guide Organizations seek interns who are motivated and exhibit a “go-getter” attitude. Employers also want people doing internships in their company who have a strong work ethic and are dependable… Continue reading

How To Get An Internship

Lauren Berger, 27, has become an authority on landing internships. She runs a website, Internqueen.com, and just published a book on the subject:All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building a Resume, Making Connections… Continue reading

Writing Your First Resume

Creating Your First Resume

If you are worried about writing a resume, or struggling with the task, you’re not alone! But creating your first resume doesn’t have to be an intimidating task if you understand the goal of your resume – to generate interest and interviews. It doesn’t have to get you a job and it doesn’t need to cover your life history. It simply has to pique the interest of the reader and answer the only question he cares about: will this candidate add value to my company?

If your resume answers this question effectively – by clearly communicating your strengths – employers will want to meet with you. It really is that simple.