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Should You Use Colors In Your Resume? It Depends.

One of the most hotly-contested issues in job applications is this one: should you include color on your resume? 

The answer certainly isn’t straightforward. 

Corinne Clawson, a Premier Nutrition Corporation recruiter, suggests that color makes a resume look unprofessional.

“The …

By Ivy Exec - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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SPH Career Services offers ‘Career Lab’ to help YOU design your career

The 2022-2023 academic school year is upon us. Though it’s an exciting time in life to connect with friends, to take in the college experience, and to excel in the classroom, it’s also important to consider future career plans. That’s …

By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director
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Give Your LinkedIn Profile the Love and Attention it Deserves

For some students, creating a LinkedIn profile is a great rite of passage into the professional world. It signifies readiness to embrace an exciting career ahead. For others, creating a LinkedIn profile is merely an assignment that was completed during …

By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director
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The Biggest Mistake You’re Making on LinkedIn

LinkedIn has undergone several changes and updates since its inception, but it’s still considered to be essential for jobseekers. A recent Forbes article notes that both jobseekers and hiring managers view LinkedIn as a primary tool. And most career advisers …

By Vault Careers - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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The (Simple) Guidelines You Should Follow When Naming Your Resume and Cover Letter Files

When you’re first creating a document—even an important one like your resume or cover letter—you might give it a placeholder file name while you’re working on it. So if you’re job searching, you probably have at least one document named …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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