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YellowBrickRoad Video #3: Identifying Your Needs

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It’s not enough to have a goal. You’ve also got to consider everything that needs to happen from Point A to Point B and everything that could go wrong. For this webisode, host Angie Engemann hangs with DJ Finale, who’s just started a second career as a film school student. Hear what he has to […]

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5 Reasons to Take Continuing Education Classes

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When I graduated from college, I had a list of classes I hadn’t been able to take while I was away from home. Whether the classes were full when I tried to register, or they didn’t fulfill a specific requirement, I had become intrigued by a variety of offerings I was unable to receive. Rather […]

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Can The New LinkedIn “Apply” App Help You Find a Career?

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According to GigaOM’s exclusive scoop on June 1 LinkedIn is launching a job application tool later this month called “Apply with LinkedIn”. This app will allow job seekers to apply for a job using the work history they’ve accumulated about themselves on LinkedIn in place of a traditional resume. This is a bit of a […]

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5 Creative Ways to Add Interest to Your Resume

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Now that you’ve graduated from college, it’s time to land a job that actually pays well enough for you to get a nice apartment without having to rely on six roommates to make the rent. This may seem somewhat of a challenge—because to get a job you need job experience, but in order to get […]

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21st Century Resumes: The Slideshow Resume

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If you want to stand out in the sea of job applicants today then you need to do something special. A plain old paper resume just isn’t going to cut it. In addition to being the same as everyone else’s resume, a regular paper resume doesn’t give you the room to really show off who […]

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5 Resume Ideas to Demonstrate Social Media Skills

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Social media is one of the most powerful tools in the business world today. As a college student or a new grad you are of the generation that is most comfortable utilizing this important tool. This makes you an asset to the work world. Emphasize this ability by incorporating social media features into your resume. […]

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12 Tips for Your First Resume

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As you get ready to graduate from college you’re going to need to focus on creating your first grown-up resume. This is the document that is going to help you get your foot in the door and into the job market. Although you may not feel that you have much to put on your resume, […]

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4 Tips on Filling Out a Job Application

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You’ve polished your resume (and sent it out to many prospects), had your suit dry-cleaned, bought some real leather shoes, and practiced your firm handshake. Sounds like you’re all ready to hit the ground running on the job interview process. And then it happens! You get an email saying that Company A (one of your […]

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4 Tips to Help the Skills and Interests Section of Your Resume

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What to do with that Skills and Interests section of your resume? Should you even have such a section on your resume? You’ll find a Skills section in nearly every resume template out there, but you’ll also hear many so-called experts say that the Skills section is past its prime, outdated, and unnecessary. Perhaps what […]

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Functional Resume vs. Chronological Resume

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If you have a gap in your employment history then one of the tips that you’ve probably heard about is to consider using a functional resume instead of the more traditional chronological resume. The important thing to know before you do this is that there are some definite pros and cons to the functional resume. […]

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