Savvy Seniors: Be a Stand Out Applicant & Land the Job

The inside scoop from a local public relations firm What is an employer looking for? Here’s what you should know about applying for a position: we are looking for professionalism and creativity above all when sifting through the many resumes.  Please do not try to be cute or funny, stick to the basics and tell …

Savvy Seniors: Resume Writing- Some Things to Consider

Drafting a resume can be daunting, but if you’re not going to take the time to do it well, don’t bother at all. Competition is tough out there, so get it right. Here are a few things to consider: Limit the experience you include Only include the most relevant work experience, the stuff that pertains …

Savvy Seniors: Top 5 Mistakes that College Seniors Make

Welcome to your final year at UVM! Those who have gone before you have the wisdom of hindsight: knowing what they wish they had done differently. Here are some mistakes that you can choose to avoid: 1) Waiting until March to think about what you want to do after graduation. 2) Not taking advantage of …

Including Relevant Coursework on Your Resume

Choosing the content for a resume can be difficult beside sections such as your name and contact information, “Education” and some form of “Relevant Experience”. A section to consider including is “Relevant Coursework” for the following reasons: Listing rigorous classes under “Relevant Coursework” can exhibit traits such as “hardworking”, “determination, “strong work ethic” and many …

Savvy Seniors: Job Countdown!

Cindy Conquest, ‘10 Bachelor of Arts in Biology (Neurobiology), Bachelor of Arts Spanish Recruiter/ Managing Director with Readak Educational Services Working in HR, you must see a lot of resumes every day. What helps a candidate stand out? Sometimes with resumes, less is more. I see resumes that resemble a wordy mockup of an autobiography. …

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