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How to Write a Scientific Resume


You're a scientist, you're very well educated, you're intelligent, and so writing your own résumé should be easy, correct? I mean, how hard could it be? Especially if you have written your own thesis or dissertation in the past, you may feel that you can save the $300 bucks (or however much it costs, even if it is a tax deduction!) and simply do it yourself. The answer to this may surprise you?Sometimes you can write your own résumé, and write it well.

How You Can Find Freelance Writing Employment


How can you find writing jobs? Do you have proven skills that can propel you in the right direction? If so, then why are you looking for fresh vacancies? The best tool to those who have employment histories is to look to the companies that you have already worked for. There, they can help provide you with more work, or point you in the right direction.

Why Well Produced Career Portfolios Are Replacing CVs


What is a Career Portfolio?The original portfolio used by artists looking for work was simply a collection of works demonstrative of the artists style and ability. Because their works varied in size and shape, portfolios came in all sizes and shapes.

How To Write A Résumé


Figure out what you want to do.You can't write an effective résumé if you have no job target.

10 Tips For Writing A Professional Résumé


1. Start with an attractive layout.

Common Résumé Mistakes


Using a general résumé.DON'T DO IT! You cannot successfully use the same résumé to apply to several different jobs.

The Hidden Agenda of Interviews


It's Not What They Ask - The Hidden Agenda of InterviewsWhat do you think you're going to an interview for? To list your qualifications and discuss what's on your resume? That's just the tip of the iceberg, and you're the Titanic if you don't go in with at least an idea of what is behind their questions.Sure, there are the standard questions, because the basic information has to be conveyed some way, and besides reading your resume, they like to see you sweat and whether you can be caught out with any inconsistencies between what is on paper, and what comes out of your mouth.

Just Graduated? HR Pros Think You're Lazy and Disloyal


You think you know, but you have no idea.

Discount Retailer Plans Hiring Events


The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported the addition of 165,000 jobs in April and a national unemployment average of 7.5 percent.

Want a Job Interview? Fire Your Resume


With almost 4 billion resumes distributed annually, there's growing frustration among job seekers that they are blending into the competitive landscape.

Observations From the Field: Changes in Mechanical Engineering


The face of mechanical engineering is changing -- dramatically. Engineers aged 55 to 60 are retiring, taking vital knowledge with them.

The GRE Tests Give Students More Options than Ever


Accepted by more institutions than any other graduate admissions test, the GRE revised General Test now provides more options and opportunities for test takers.

Engineering Field Sees Low Unemployment, Higher Pay


When faced with an intimidating job market and sizeable student loans, students must give serious thought to which college degrees will help ensure a job with a substantial salary.

Finding a Way to Increase College Persistence


It's great to get low-income students to college, but what if they drop out during their first year?

New Career Opportunities Abound as Dependency on Computer Technology Grows


In personal and professional life, computer technology impacts even the simplest, everyday tasks.


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