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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How to Analyze a Job Description

How to Analyze a Job Description

General Job Search Advice
The better you understand how a typical job description is built, the easier it will be to assess if you're interested and/or qualified for the position. To help, we're giving examples of each section of a job description and then tips on how to read them. Of course, some companies are brief in their description, and others are extremely thorough. So while the details of a job description will vary, the purpose of them remains the same. Let's dive in! (more…)
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