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How to Write a Resume When You Have No Experience

How to Write a Resume When You Have No Experience

While this year’s grads have been robbed of most traditions, there are some things no one can escape…like needing a resume.

Maybe you’ve heard the struggle that you need to have experience to get experience, or maybe you’re even seeing that firsthand. It’s true that the job search process is really setup for people who already have at least some professional experience, and this can make writing an entry-level resume a daunting task.

Crafting a Diversified Resume

Crafting a Diversified Resume

One of the biggest traps that people fall into is thinking they have to craft the perfect resume and that will get them the job. This is wrong for one reason: no one resume fits the needs of every company. When applying for positions, it is important to recognize that every company, position, and recruiter is looking for something different. That is why it does not matter how perfect your resume is if you only send out the same resume for every job you apply for. Here are a few things you can do to diversify your resume to appeal to a variety of companies:

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Resume Myths: Does the Bell Still Ring for You?

If you have young children (or even if you don't) you may be familiar with The Polar Express - the story of sleigh bells that only ring for those who truly believe. And while believing in Santa, his reindeer, and his magic sleigh seems to be natural to outgrow, there are some myths about resumes that people can't seem to stop believing.