Newbie job applicants are often surprised to learn that employers want to see resumes for entry-level listings. Knowing how to write a resume with no experience is an essential life skill, and it can make all the difference between breaking into your field or stagnating in a non-degreed position. Continue reading
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How to Identify Your Marketable Skills
Today’s job market is all about self-promotion, especially for creative types. Even if you’re a job seeker who wants to break into a more traditional field than, say, graphic design or social media management, knowing how to identify your marketable skills will give your career launch more velocity.
How to Write a Cover Letter with No Experience
Unless you took a business writing course or two, trying to apply for jobs when you’re fresh out of college can be a nightmare. You need to know how to write a cover letter with no experience, and you’d better get comfortable, because — chances are — your first won’t be your last. Continue reading
Professional Jealousy: How to Handle Others’ Fame and Success
Last week, I caught World’s Greatest Dad—starring Robin Williams as prep school poetry professor Lance—on Netflix. He’s a hard-working, unpublished writer who is sidelined as everyone celebrates the successes of his easy-going colleague, Mike, played by Henry Simmons. Lance catches his publishing break entirely by accident, and is therefore unable to take credit for his work. Continue reading