What Is a CV (Curriculum Vitae)?

As you’re searching for a job, you may notice that some postings ask you to submit your resume and others ask you for a CV. While you likely already know what a resume is, you might be wondering about a …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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What Are Transferable Skills? Definition and Examples

Even if you haven’t had your first professional job, chances are you’ve gained some transferable skills from internships, volunteering, classes, and even extracurriculars. Transferable skills, as the name suggests, are skills you can transfer from one job to another. These …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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How to write a standout cover letter

When applying for jobs, cover letters are an easy way to set yourself apart from the crowd and help you move on to the next round of consideration. This doesn’t mean, however, that you should write your cover letter in …

By Dahlia Keen - College Recruiter
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The Most Important Parts of a Resume—Explained

There are a few things that are part of every resume: your name and contact information, your experience, your skills, and your education. But there are plenty of other optional yet still common components you might choose to include. What …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Read a Job Description the Right Way—So You Can Stop Sending Resumes Into the Void

When’s the last time you read a job description? If you’re currently job hunting, your immediate answer might be something like “last night” or “a few minutes ago.” But ask yourself: When’s the last time you really read a job …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Here’s What You Should—and Shouldn’t—Capitalize on Your Resume

As a career coach, I’ve worked alongside recruiters and heard their complaints as they review resumes. I remember one squinting at the screen as she tried to read a resume with tiny font, and another telling me she doesn’t even …

By Leto Papadopoulos - The Muse
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