Friday, February 24, 2012

"Dropping Names" in Cover Letters

My dad’s friend works at a company I’d really like to work for, and his friend recommended I apply for a job within the company. Is it appropriate to “drop his name” in the cover letter?

Friday, February 17, 2012

How many jobs should be listed on a resume?

I’m a senior and I've had a lot part-time jobs while attending college. During the school year and summers. But I’m afraid that listing too many jobs on my resume makes me look unreliable or disloyal to previous employers.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

"Not So Great" Internship at a Good Organization

What do you think of my getting a “not so great” internship at a good company? I figure it’s a good way to get my foot in the door.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Do Job Hunters Need Their Own Website?

I’ll be job searching soon and someone suggested I create a website. What do you think?