Resumes & Cover Letters

Working at a Start-up: Advice for Job Seekers on Resumes and Reaching Out

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To help job seekers amid this crisis, I’m spending a lot of time doing 1-1s and resume reviews. Below are my most common pieces of advice.

Mail me your resume (ryan@ycombinator.com) if you want feedback or pointers. And if you’re …

By Kelli Delfosse
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5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

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We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How Should You Include Technical Skills on Your Resume?

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Whether or not you can do a job—and whether or not you can land that job—often depends on your technical skills. Technical skills are a subset of hard skills, which are the knowledge or abilities needed to perform specific tasks. …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How To Make Your Entry-Level Engineering Resume Stand Out

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According to Glassdoor, for one job opening, only 2% of applicants will be called in for an interview. Yikes…that sounds intimidating. But don’t stress, I’m here to help you be part of that 2% by letting you know how to …

By Kelli Delfosse
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