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9 Helpful Hints for a Young Professional’s Resume

Young Professional Resume

By now, most job seekers have heard that a recruiter spends just six seconds looking at a resume. So how, in those six seconds, does a college student with limited professional experience really impress an employer?

To help answer that question, here are six things every young professional’s resume should include…   

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By Industry: The Ultimate Guide to Job Search Timelines

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Calling all college students: If you’re anything like me, you’re constantly thinking about when you should start the dreaded job search.

I mean, how early is too early to start sending out your resume? Is September too soon?   

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16 Writing Rules All Young Professionals Should Know

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There are some writing rules many of us have forgotten. And there are also words and phrases that sound interchangeable, but really aren’t. So mistakes are made, every day.

To help you put your best grammar foot forward, here are 16 writing rules all young professional should know:   

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9 Ways Young Professionals Can Really Impress Their Employers

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In today’s economy, it is tough for recent grads and young professionals to find their first gig. And even harder to impress once they’re there. So we asked our friends at Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) this question: When was the last time you were truly impressed by a young professional? What did they do to set themselves apart? Here are some of the best answers:   They Leveraged a Balance of Confidence and Humility All professionals walk a fine line between confidence and humility, but as a young professional, this line can be paper thin. Different situations require a young   

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The 10 Commandments of Perfect Networking E-mails

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Personal or professional, how can we act on our own best behavior as we fire off emails designed to impress the reader?

If it pleases the internet, may I present “The Ten Commandments of Perfect Networking Emails”…   

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10 Life Lessons for the Recently Employed

Life Lessons for Recent Grads

In the years I’ve been in business, I have hired a lot of new graduates. So after I recently read Jack Welch’s LinkedIn piece on new grads, I was compelled to write a candid open letter to them as well.

Here’s what I would (and do) tell new grads when they walk into Red Branch Media with soul-crushing loans and a desire to change the world with their knowledge…   

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