Tag Archives: Job search

Kill the Cover Letter and Résumé — Science of Us

For 265 and 266 job packet: Researchers have finally built up enough solid science about human decision-making to confirm a belief held by many on both sides of the hiring equation: It’s time for the résumé and the cover letter … Continue reading

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I Won’t Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Here’s Why. – Kyle Wiens – Harvard Business Review

I Wont Hire People Who Use Poor Grammar. Heres Why. – Kyle Wiens – Harvard Business Review. Kyle Wiens is CEO of iFixit, the largest online repair community, as well as founder of Dozuki, a software company dedicated to helping manufacturers publish documentation. In … Continue reading

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Man Transforms His Résumé To Look Like A CNN News Page – DesignTAXI.com

Man Transforms His Résumé To Look Like A CNN News Page – DesignTAXI.com. From Katherine Stebbins McCaffrey, a new faculty member in English, who will be teaching Business Comm and Science Comm. Check out this fun article for an in-class … Continue reading

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Is a Two-Page Resume Ever OK? | The Daily Muse

Is a two-page resume ever ok? Good question, particularly for an in-class discussion. Or, assign as homework, asking students to write a one-page response about ways they can tailor their resumes to fit their audience and purpose: Is a Two-Page … Continue reading

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10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed

For Tech/Bus Comm—an interesting article about how the job search has changed. Have students read and apply the different ways to communicate their job skills to employers. 10 Ways The Job Search Has Changed

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The Employment Mismatch – Special Reports – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Another reason why our 200=level writing courses matter: Sine Nomine Associates, Mr. Boyes’s firm, works with high-tech companies like Cisco and IBM. However, it’s fundamental abilities that he says recent graduates lack, like how to analyze large amounts of data … Continue reading

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