How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

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Career Services and Resources for Alumni (through June 30, 2022)

The Center for Career Development and Experiential Learning offers limited career development support to alumni of Edinboro University. Read on to learn more!

The following are only available to undergraduate alumni who graduated within the last 12 months:
One resume/cover …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Employers Want to See These Attributes on Students’ Resumes

Career services practitioners should advise their college students seeking full-time employment after graduation to craft a well-written resume. Why? In part, because employers responding to NACE’s Job Outlook 2019 survey said they will seek evidence of solid written communication skills on their …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Sample Reference List for Employment

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Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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7 Ways to Address Your Cover Letter That Aren’t “To Whom It May Concern”

To Whom It May Concern: I am applying for this job I found at this company that I spent so little time researching I can’t quite remember what role is open and I’m not positive I know the name of …

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Haley Barnhart ’19 earned her license as a Certified Public Accountant in PA and is a Senior Accountant with McGill, Power, Bell & Associates, LLP

McGill, Power, Bell & Associates is pleased to announce that Haley Barnhart has earned her license as a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.

Haley is a Senior Accountant with the firm and has over three years of experience in the …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Stephanie Hnat ’17 Hired for role as Graphic Designer

Content Creation and Graphic Design Specialists Join Furia Rubel

By Furia Rubel Communication

Furia Rubel Communications, Inc. an award-winning, integrated marketing and public relations agency, welcomes two Pittsburgh-based content creators to its growing team. Matt Henderson, in his role as …

By Christina Moreschi
Christina Moreschi Career Development Manager
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Internship Experience the Most Influential Factor in Tough Hiring Decisions

When choosing between two otherwise equally qualified candidates, employers deem having an internship with its organization or within its industry to be the most influential factors, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2022 report.

Those attributes, however, were the only two …

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First-Generation College Grads Face More Hurdles in the Job Market

CHRISTELLE LOUIS’ SINGLE mother, a Haitian immigrant and certified nursing assistant at a nursing home, never went to college. But she always pushed her daughter to get the education she needed for a good job—maybe as a doctor or an …

By Christina Moreschi
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Average Salary by Education Level: The Value of a College Degree

By Tim Stobierski
June 2, 2020
https://www.northeastern.edu/bachelors-completion/news/average-salary-by-education-level/

If you’re considering going back to college, you may be considering the various arguments for and against the value of earning a bachelor’s degree.

Many professionals cite “the ability to make more money” as …

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8 Tips to Fight That Zoom Fatigue (Because All Those Video Meetings Are Exhausting)

If you’ve been working remotely for any amount of time, chances are you’ve experienced some kind of “Zoom fatigue.”

We probably don’t need to explain it to you, but just in case: The phrase Zoom fatigue refers to “an overall …

By Kate Bratskeir - The Muse
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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

Have you ever sent an email no one seemed to understand that ended up derailing the timeline for an entire project? Or written a report that you then had to explain verbally to everyone after they read it?

Even if …

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A Quick Guide to Writing Professional Emails

Imagine the case of two upcoming high school graduates seeking summer internships before entering college in the fall. The students notice a poster in the library advertising an available internship position, which contains a contact name and email address, but …

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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

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