How to Write A Compelling Summary

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A summary is an optional first section of your resume that highlights your skills, achievements, and/or professional goals as a glimpse into what the employer will get in the rest of the resume. It is a good way to get …

By Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern Career Consultant, Houston Campus Bryana Ortiz, M. Ed. LPC-Intern
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How Long Should Your Resume Actually Be? Here’s an Easy Guide to Follow

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“How long should my resume be?”

Between my experience as a career coach and running a college career services department, this is a question I’ve heard a lot. And as a recruiter, I’ve seen resumes that run the gamut in …

By Angela Smith, MBA - The Muse
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Recognizing and Avoiding Phishing Scams

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We like to think the best of people, but reality it that during this crisis time people are going to try to take advantage of the situation. We have seen an increase in “phishing” scams, attempts via email or text, …

By Lucy Moran, MS.Ed., GCDF
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Why Retail Jobs Should Be On Your Resume

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Most of us have had that one job that we aren’t quite sure how to put on a resume. For me it was Gymboree – a company that actually no longer exists, so talk about feeling old. I worked as a …

By Vianet Garza, MS
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Ask Alexis | How to Beat an Applicant Tracking System

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I am a Psychology BS graduate who has been a volunteer victim services sexual assault advocate for five years now and I have basically put my life into making it my career. Unfortunately, the job that I’m pursuing is …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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