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Are you Employable? What to Do When You Graduate Without a Job

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You fought your way through that brutal final stretch run of exams, review sessions, and all-nighters in the library. You can finally say you are a college graduate!

But during all that time spent trying to make sure you got your diploma, did you make sure to spend some time making sure you were employable?   

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No Relevant Experience? Here’s How to Fill Up Your First Real Resume

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How do you fill up a resume with quality content when you lack relevant experience?

This is the time of year when even the worst procrastinators among college students start working on their resumes in earnest. After all, there are still summer jobs and internships at stake…   

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Creative Cover Letters: How to Stand Out Without Getting Thrown Out

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Utilizing creative cover letters can be tricky. They’re tricky because they have no real rules (like the Wild West of the Career World).

A lot of people, especially recent graduates, often feel tempted to write unique cover letters to show off their personality…   

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Why You Must Quantify Accomplishments: Numbers Speak Louder Than Words

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When drafting a resume, the one piece of paper that’s going to convince someone to give you a job based on your concrete accomplishments, what should you do instead of writing a paragraph of adjectives to describe what you did in a convincing way?

Get rid of all that and quantify accomplishments with numbers.   

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Resume Writing Experts: Job Search Advice from People in the Know

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As resume writing experts, we routinely hear of clients taking a full year after college to land their first real full-time job.

Why? Because they listen to all the well-intended but misguided advice from their college friends. And they make all the same mistakes those friends made. In the long run, they pay for it…   

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Resume Overshare: What Not to Share with Prospective Employers

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You know that Facebook friend you have who’s plastered across your dashboard because they tend to overshare?

Yeah, that stuff is just as obnoxious on your resume, except you’re going to be the one who loses out…   

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