The Internet abounds with terrible job advice. A lot of it is well-meaning but outdated, while other advice exploits job seekers into paying for services. Some of it filters down to people we trust, who repeats it. College career offices, for example, often employ advisers from academia who have limited industry experience. Continue reading This is Terrible Advice
Compiling quality job-search materials is a time-consuming headache, especially early in your career. One page résumé or two? Or a full curriculum vitae? Should you add your high school babysitting experience? Click below for some great advice and materials on putting together a job-winning résumé.
The job market is notoriously shaky right now. Searching for jobs on top of all of the priorities that you have is a mentally and physically difficult, not to mention time-consuming, process. Many students are applying across the board—to academe and industry—and hoping that something good sticks. If you are one of them, you could likely use some guidance on how to juggle it all.
The run-up to summer is a huge time for some big competitions. Check out this month’s list of prizes and deadlines!