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7 Reasons This Is An Excellent Resume For Someone With No Experience

Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process. And it doesn’t help to know that recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals.
“Many students don’t know what should and should not be included in [...]

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Five Errors That Immediately Get Your Resume Rejected At Google

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I’ve sent out hundreds of resumes over my career, applying for just about every kind of job. I’ve personally reviewed more than 20,000 resumes. And at Google we sometimes get more than 50,000 resumes in a single week.
I have seen a lot of resumes.
Some are brilliant, most are just [...]

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Dining Etiquette Formal Business Dinner

Dining Etiquette Formal Business Dinner

Are you nervous about attending a business dinner or banquet because you don’t know which fork to use or what to do?  If so, make plans to attend The Career Development Center’s Dining Etiquette Formal Business Dinner, where you will have the opportunity to learn important dining etiquette rules from expert [...]

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10 Programming Languages You Should Learn in 2014

The tech sector is booming. If you’ve used a smartphone or logged on to a computer at least once in the last few years, you’ve probably noticed this.
As a result, coding skills are in high demand, with programming jobs paying significantly more than the average position. Even beyond the tech world, an understanding of at least [...]

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How to Solve Google’s Crazy Open-Ended Interview Questions

One of the most important tools in critical thinking about numbers is to grant yourself permission to generate wrong answers to mathematical problems you encounter. Deliberately wrong answers!

Engineers and scientists do it all the time, so there’s no reason we shouldn’t all be let in on their little secret: the art of approximating, or the [...]

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What Recruiters Wish You Knew About Career Fairs

I have spent a lot of time in my life at career fairs, both as a recruiter and as a career counselor invited to attend the fair to assist job seekers. Often when job seekers are out of earshot, I have the opportunity to hearwhat recruiters think about these events. I think you should know, [...]

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