How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

How to Apply for a Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Most people feel that if they don’t have any experience in a position that they’re applying for, they might as well not apply for the job. However, it’s not as black and white as you may think. Depending on the job, a hiring manager may consider someone who doesn’t have the required experience. But how do you apply for a job when you have no relevant experience at all? Check it out below. Jot Down Everything Start with writing down everything you’ve done. Not literally, but... literally. Begin as far back as you can recall regarding any responsibilities, tasks, projects, volunteer work, education, etc that you've had. Include even the small details. (You won’t put all of this into your resume, but it’s a great way to recognize a pattern…
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Link Roundup: All About Resumes

Link Roundup: All About Resumes

General Job Search Advice, Link Roundups, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Your resume is your first impression before meeting a hiring manager or recruiter face to face. Make it stand out and count! This means no errors, accuracy, and an easy to read template. If you need some help with that, we’ve got you covered! Check out the links below for tips on building your resume and more. (more…)
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5 Things You Don’t Need to Include on Your Resume

5 Things You Don’t Need to Include on Your Resume

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
There are some things that don’t need to be included on your resume. You may think that the more information you provide, the better your chances of landing an interview, but that isn’t true. There is such thing as too much information, especially on a resume. Employers are scanning tons of resumes in a little amount of time! Make sure the important stuff stands out. Check out 5 things that you don’t always need to include on your resume below. (more…)
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4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Searching for a job can be a challenging process, especially when applying to dozens of companies and never hearing back. You’re taking tons of time to apply for these jobs, it’s frustrating to get silence in return! Why does this happen? Is it you, is it them, what could it be? Sometimes it is out of your control, but be sure you aren’t making these 4 mistakes in your job application below! (more…)
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Adding Soft Skills to Your Resume

Adding Soft Skills to Your Resume

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Though negotiable, soft skills are actually an important element to a resume. Conveying your soft skills can be done in a multitude of different ways. Most candidates put them in a special section and list them out. While others list them within their job experience duties. Now what way is best and what skills should you be highlighting? We’re here to tell you! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Land the Job That is Best for You

Link Roundup: Land the Job That is Best for You

General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
As you know, the job search can be extensive. Sometimes it can take months to land an interview or position. It is important to use your time wisely and get the most out of your search. In this week’s roundup, we have compiled a list of great advice to speed up the search process AND help land the job that is right for you. (more…)
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