If we find you a job, do we get a finders fee? 10 percent of the paycheck sound good?
Best of luck!
Thanks! There is definitely a finder's fee... 10% sounds more than fair.
Good luck with the job search. All of my friends who are graduating are freaking out because they are having such a hard time finding jobs.
BTW, employers typically don't like resumes that are longer than one page, so you might want to consider shortening yours if possible.
Thanks man. I'
I will give you some advice
resume... 1 page
do not put your picture on there
do not put Valet on there
dont put your GPA on there
and dont post your resume on volvospeed
Thanks for the advice Dave, knew I could always count on you brotha man.
same, no pic, no valet, VS thing would be good to see that he does "outside" things
and no GPA. . . . I guess I'lll take off my 3.79 when I got my MBA
I feel you guys are definitely right about the valet.
Chris, congrats on the MBA man! Job well done.
Everyone is right in some way.... depends on the job. Some places could care less about GPA, hobbies, degree path. Good job on finishing!
Military experience and college degrees mean you can finish something and can be counted on (mostly) Any employer will choose one of those over someone without.... hence the only upside.
I'll throw in my $.02
Just my $.02
- Axe the picture, if an employer asks for it (never heard of that, but hey) you can provide it later.
- Work on formatting it a bit more for using bullets and such, you've got a good start, but it could be cleaner
- Remove some of the spacing it will help get closer to one page
- The one page rule... I've heard two schools of thought. Online more than one page is acceptable they give you space, use it, but don't put stuff on there just for the sake of putting stuff there. In person at a career fair keep it to a page because it makes the recruiter's lives a lot easier and you can always mention stuff not on the resume and they will write it down.
- Nothing wrong with putting the hobbies on there it shows that you are well rounded.
Good luck with the hunt, my friends that got out this year are about 50/50 with jobs.
Thanks for the tips. The picture was in there because I am sending the resume out to positions in Europe as well (in particular Germany). I think you guys are right and for the US I may look into taking out the picture.
Good point on the bullets and spacing, thanks. I'll definitely take that into consideration.
I agree - no picture.
You don't want to loose out on an interview because someone prejudged you based on that picture.
Also, most employers are accepting resumes electronically so that they can save 'em in a database - they may reject your submission if it has images or other "un-necessary" filler
oh, and any news on when I should expect my super secret stuff?
Thanks for the tips man! The Aquamist parts are taking their time, but should be shipping this week. Wideband I just got order confirmation for and it should be at your door this week, tracking # will be emailed to you tomorrow.
Look for job postings/descriptions that you are interested in, and tailor your resume to each individual position before you submit. Most larger HR firms and placement/recruitment consultants use keyword database searches anyways. Its best to use action verbs.
Admissions (private schools, state colleges, universities, etc) and recruitment agencies are great entry level positions that are fun and can lead to advancement quickly.
If your not adverse to teaching, most schools will hire an ESL English/Spanish new graduate in a heartbeat.
Congratulations and good luck.
Thanks! Great point on the teaching, definitely something I will look in to for the short term. Funny you mention teaching as I responded to a few tutoring job opportunities as well.
-4, his post was voted as sucking by 4 people.
Joseph: call me anytime, 859.333.0445, I work in international business. I'm not large enough to hire anyone, but I have some suggestions for you.
Man, Dave gets no love... you know I've still got your back man.
Thanks Matt, I'll give you a call some time tomorrow, I really appreciate it.
Edited by JHEIII874T5M, 19 May 2009 - 06:00 AM.