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Tips for Creating an Effective Engineering Resume

by Rob Porter | March 03, 2023

Looking to make improvements to your engineering resume? Here are some great tips to help you stand out.

Writing Your Own Letter of Recommendation

by Rob Porter | January 31, 2023

In certain scenarios, you might be tasked with writing your own recommendation letter. Here are some great tips to help you succeed.

4 Great Tips for an Effective Cover Letter

by Rob Porter | January 18, 2023

A good cover letter can help you stand out from other applicants. Here are some strategies to help you write a great cover letter.

5 Hard Skills Your Resume Needs in 2023

by Andrew Fennell | January 18, 2023

Here are five of the most important hard skills your resume needs to stand out this year.

5 Ways to Recharge and Boost Your Career Over the Holidays

by Emily Wiegand | December 15, 2022

The holidays are a time of celebration for all you have accomplished this year. Here are 5 ways you can use this time to help crush your goals again next year.

The Importance of Transferable Skills

by Rob Porter | December 13, 2022

Transferable skills are key for a successful career. Here's how to identify transferable skills, and why they're so important.

How to Find a New Job After a Layoff

by Ashley Nielsen | November 29, 2022

You could be laid off at any time—whether or not you’re a good employee. No matter the reason, here’s how to find a new job after your employment ends.

5 Key Skills You Need to Get a Top Tech Job

by Eva Chan | November 07, 2022

Whether you’re an aspiring tech newcomer or experienced professional, here are five key skills that will impress employers and set you apart from the crowd.

No Offer From OCI-Now What?

by Rebecca King-Newman | October 31, 2022

. If you struck out during on-campus interviews (OCI), here are some things you can do and places you can look to land that job.

Resume vs. Curriculum Vitae: What’s the Difference?

by Rob Porter | October 25, 2022

Can't decide whether you need a resume or a CV? Here's how to tell the difference.