Resumes and Cover Letters

5 Hard Skills Your Resume Needs in 2023

Hard skills are tangible industry-specific abilities often gained through training and education—think foreign languages, programming languages, bookkeeping, and data analysis. Since recruiters spend, on average, only six to eight seconds skimming your application, you need to ensure that you’re including …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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4 Great Tips for an Effective Cover Letter

When you’re locked into a serious job search it’s incredibly important to stand out from the multitude of other applicants, as things can get pretty competitive and hiring managers won’t waste their time on dull and repetitive applications. One way …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Does Your Resume Check All the Boxes?

Putting together a resume takes time and effort, whether you’re starting from scratch or revamping a resume for a new job or a total career change. 

It’s tough to know when you’re done with your resume—and ready to send it …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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The most in-demand job skills and how to include them in your resume

The job market is always evolving. Societal changes and emerging technologies continue to give rise to new areas of
career development and new post-graduate studies. What’s in store for 2023? We explore the most in-demand skills
right now and how …

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Land your dream job and advance your career with expert advice.
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There Is Still a Stigma Surrounding Resume Gaps. Learn How To Answer It

If years are missing from your resume, you’re not alone. In fact, 59 percent of Americans have experienced a gap in their resumes at some point in time.

Sure, there’s a myriad of reasons why you might have a gap …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Career Resources

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Drawbacks of a General Resume

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It’s common for a person’s job while in school …

AI (Artificial Intelligence) such as Bard, ChatGPT, etc., are powerful tools that can assist you in many parts of career …

Portfolios

Portfolios can be an excellent way to keep track of your experience and showcase tangible examples during interviews. This …

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