Here at, we get a lot of questions about college and all the terms that come with it. Some of these can be difficult to understand at first, but, with a little research, they make perfect sense. For example, if you’ve requested more information about schools, you’ve probably been asked about your “academic major,”… Read More

I bet you never thought of business networking like a vegetable garden. Such an image seems far away from the dreaded experience of walking up to people and trying to convince them to be your friend so you can use them later to get a job. But, in actuality, networking is more than going to… Read More

Every day, with every interaction, you are building or destroying your professional network. Everything you do is an act of business networking. Before you think I am just being overdramatic, think about how you treat your co-workers or your superiors, how you act while you are at work, how you react to pleas for help… Read More

You will often hear that chances for business networking are all around, and it is true. Technically, every person you meet is a potential member of your network. However, some places are better than others. As much as you may hear about how great social media is for networking, the more traditional venues tend to… Read More

If you have read our previous posts How to Write Your Resume Cover Letter: Parts One and Two, then you are ready to finish up your cover letter. If you have not yet, we highly recommend that you read those posts first before continuing on below. If you have followed our previous two posts, you… Read More

If you have already gone through our post “How to Write Your Resume Cover Letter: Part One,” you have successfully created the Employer Information and Subject Line of your cover letter, and you are ready to start writing the body of your letter. In this post, we will cover the first and second paragraphs of… Read More

If your resume is a snapshot of your career and education, your cover letter tells the employer what to look for in that snapshot. It answers the questions: Why this employer? and What can you do for us? Like its name implies, the cover letter is a letter that is meant to sit on top… Read More

Once you have completed your resume in a word processor program, like Microsoft Word or Google Docs, it is time to get it into the hands of an employer. This can be accomplished in a number of ways. Of course, before you do anything, save a copy of your resume as a file on the… Read More

If you’ve finished your Education section as directed in our post “How to Write the Education Section of Your Resume,” you’re ready to create your Work History section. Nothing is better proof of your skills and abilities than past work experience. That’s why, if you have some work experience under your belt, this will be… Read More