Resume Writing

Resume Rejection: Common Reasons Why People Don’t Make The Cut

Finding a new career is frustrating. You come across a job for which you just know you’re the perfect fit, you spend hours tailoring your resume, you pour your hopes and dreams into the prospect of getting hired…and then you get rejected (or worse yet, you never hear anything back). “Why?,” you ask yourself, “What …

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Resume Rules Not Up for Debate

The other day at CSU Continuing Education, a co-worker and I debated whether or not to include a graduation date for degrees on a resume. My co-worker, who is older than me, argued a graduation date is an arbitrary piece of info that may unnecessarily reveal your age. I argued as a young professional, a graduation date is a useful starting point for a chronology of post-graduation jobs or a clear indicator that you held internships and professional positions while in college.

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