workinpro12 has written 8 posts for WorkINprogress

Interview experiences – Tip No. 2

Hi all, sorry – we know it’s been a while since our last update! We’ve both been busy applying for jobs and scheduling interviews. In the meantime, we’ve put together Interview Tip No. 2… Be an expert when it comes to your resume, cover letter, and work/volunteer history. You really need to know your past experience … Continue reading

Interview experiences – Tip No. 1

Reflecting on past experience and comparing my performance between interviews that resulted on either job offers or the dreaded “We regret to inform you that after careful consideration we will not be progressing your application” rejections, I have started compiling a list of interview do’s and don’t’s. I am in no way an expert, nor … Continue reading

Networking on LinkedIN – interesting job hunt tips

Hi Guys, Here’s an interesting link on some basic job hunting tips that I (and probably many of you) may have not thought of when searching for jobs and attending interviews. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/career-advice/nine-tips-for-young-job-hunters/article4621499/ I particularly like #3 and #7: 3. Know your audience 7. Show true appreciation for help One thing I started doing as of … Continue reading

Great piece on resume basics ALL new grads should read through!

I was browsing through some fellow bloggers enteries, and found this great article. It reiterates some basic resume design & objective points everyone should know: How I Met Your Future Employer. Be sure to check out the “generic resumes” link too (I know I’ve fallen prey to that when tailoring my kazillion resumes!). -Meg

Stay tuned for: RESUMES, CLs, and INTERVIEW

Stay tuned for: RESUMES, CLs, and INTERVIEW experiences! Content coming soon… http://ow.ly/eBPiq

Did you choose grad school or work?

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Grad School – Yay or Nay?

Hi all! It’s been a while since our last post, we know – but we’ve been busy trying to find jobs and figure out whether not going back to school was really the right decision. I’ve heard a lot of “when the economy’s in a recession, people go back to school” – which is of … Continue reading

Something’s gotta give now

Hello world, are you out there? So, I’m unemployed, can’t figure out what my ‘dream job’ is, and despite sending out dozens of resumes and cover letters, haven’t had much luck landing an actual paid position. I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree about a month ago, and ever since then have been desperately trying to … Continue reading

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