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A tech CEO explains why he ‘throws résumés out the door’ — but places huge value on the cover letter
Your résumé and credentials are basically irrelevant at Basecamp. Instead, CEO Jason Fried wants to see how you do on a sample work project.
She says you need to immediately stop including: “References available upon request.”
If you want to make it past the initial test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect résumé to highlight them.
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Some successful people keep a ‘failure résumé’ filled with the jobs they didn’t get and the awards they didn’t win
Some successful people keep failure résumés with sections about the jobs they didn't get, awards they didn't win, and dreams they failed to achieve.
The skills gap in tech is virtually nonexistent — it’s just that job seekers aren’t building the right skills employers need
According to a report form Enhancv, blockchain and junior software developers are underqualified, while Java and .Net developers are overqualified.
Google cofounder Sergey Brin was pursuing a Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford two years before Google was born.
You may be tempted to fluff up your resume with every single job you've had and every class you've ever taken, but recruiters say that's a mistake. Irrelevant hobbies and links to your social media accounts are other things that you should take off your resume right away.
There are plenty of job search tips that you might still receive today that are totally old-school — or simply ill-advised. For instance, you don't always need to wear a suit to an interview. In addition, advice like "follow your passion" isn't always the best.
If you need an excellent sample résumé that you should work off of, look no further. Amanda Augustine, career expert at TopResume, created a résumé example that will serve as a helpful guide to any jobseeker.