Posts Tagged ‘Job Hunting’

How to Create a Master CV (Resume)

Editor’s Note: A CV is essentially a long-form resume, and is not a term used by most employers in the U.S. However, creating a true CV, as opposed to a simple resume can help you stand out in a job market in which hundreds of others may be vying for the same position. As a ...

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 ...

10 Skills That Will Make You More Employable

Looking to land a great job after college? Unfortunately, just having a degree isn’t enough to guarantee you anything. Sure, having a great resume that outlines all of your achievements is nice, but there are certain intangibles that employers look for in a new hire. Many of these in-demand skills are a result of the changing ...

4 Best Job-Searching Apps

When job hunting, we tend to spend an excessive amount of time on Craigslist, fine-tuning our resumes, and even shelling out money for profiles and promotions on various websites. While you’ll probably have to continue spending exorbitant amounts of time updating your resume, there are several apps out there that can help you manage your ...

Look at Jobs as Dates to Find ‘The One’

Job Hopping is a trait that many recruiters frown upon; but University of Michigan economics professor Justin Wolfers tells new graduates to treat jobs like dates in order to find the one that best fits. NPR asked Wolfers and other economists what they would say to graduates in a commencement speech. His response: “Approach your ...

How to Professionalize Your Facebook Profile

In today’s world of technology and social media, Facebook ranks pretty high in terms of usage. I have a Facebook, you have a Facebook, your mom and dad probably have a Facebook, and so on. As you look for a job, potential employers may Google your name or look you up on Facebook to see ...

Start Planning Your College Job Search Early

As graduates of the class of 2013 face a very competitive job market, future graduates need to take the time to prepare for the job hunt while still in school. It may be a long and tiresome process, but acquiring the skills and making the connections to land a job right out of school will ...

A Quick and Dirty Guide to Accelerated Job Hunting

This is the sixth time you’ve hit the Apply button today. The silence is deafening. Every time you apply to a job you find on Monster or Kijiji, you’re greeted with nothing. Time is running out, and the thought of it is tying your stomach up in knots. Last June, I remember catching up with ...

Tyba Wants To Help You Land A Job After Graduation

You probably know how hard it is to impress recruiters with hundreds of qualified resumes landing on their desks. Tyba helps you do just that. Tyba.com is the professional network for students and recent grads where you can not only show your academic and professional potential but also showcase your personality and organizational fit. It ...

Job Hunting: 3 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

If you’re a college student, chances are that you’re either already looking for a job or you have in the past. Part of the job search includes interviewing a various places, all of which gives you a chance to make a great first impression over and over again. I think it’s a good idea to ...