Posts Tagged ‘resume’

How to Brand Yourself on Social Media in College

How to Brand Yourself on Social Media in College

Social media is a prominent part of every college student’s life.  There really isn’t a good way to avoid it, and by not avoiding it, it is of course all too tempting to jump in and join the fun.  Using sites like Facebook and Twitter can be fun and beneficial to you professionally at the ...

How to Take Advantage of Your College Career Center

How to Take Advantage of Your College Career Center

Everyone goes to college to get the career they desire.  That statement can apply to every college student, everywhere, with little exception.  Getting that career, even with a college degree, is not always so easy though due to the highly competitive job market and ever-increasing number of college graduates today. It is certainly a good ...

How to Boost Your Resume with Stand-Alone Projects

How to Boost Your Resume with Stand-Alone Projects

Here at HackCollege, we talk a lot about jobs. It’s what most of us are in college for, after all. But all the advice about internships and resumes glosses over one important option that helps secure a job: personal, stand-alone projects. There are two basic formats for resume design. First, you could focus on job ...

5 Ways to Boost Your Resume Without a Job

5 Ways to Boost Your Resume Without a Job

Look on any job board site and what do you see? A long list of openings that require two or more years of experience in the industry in order to be considered for the position. Even entry-level jobs require some form of experience to qualify. Unfortunately, we’re seeing many college graduates come out of school ...

Why You Might Not Want To Be A Student Worker

Why You Might Not Want To Be A Student Worker

College can seem like a great opportunity to pick up a job on the side: there are plenty of options, and all your employers offer half-time because they understand that you’re juggling a full course load. Besides, those Happy Hour chicken wings and beer won’t pay for themselves. But deciding to get a student job ...

Apply to Square’s Code Camp Contest

Apply to Square’s Code Camp Contest

If you are both female and an engineering student, hurry up and get your application together for Square’s first (ever) Code Camp Contest! Don’t be intimidated by the title — the Code Camp is a three day program held in one of the greatest cities in the world — San Francisco, California (Go Giants!). The ...