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What To Put On Your Resume When You Have No Relevant Work Experience

Your dream job just got posted, and you’re super excited. There’s just one problem: You literally have zero relevant work experience. Whether you’re a career changer or a new grad with no internships under your belt, what can you actually put on your resume that makes you look as qualified as possible?

Don't Overlook The Person With The Scrappy Resume

The most unlikely job candidate may turn out to be the best worker you’ve ever hired. Here’s why you should give the person who has a less-than-impressive resume a chance.

Ask LH: Should I Embellish Skills In My LinkedIn Profile?

Dear Lifehacker, I’ve nearly finished my university degree in engineering, so keeping my LinkedIn up to date is of course crucial. But I wonder, how skilled should I be to list a skill on LinkedIn? For example, when it comes to renewable energy, I know more than the average person. But when compared to people working in the industry, I probably don’t not that much! So what shouldn’t I include on my profile?

Craft A Perfect Resume Summary With This Checklist

Recruiters don’t tend to spend much time looking at resumes, so getting to the point as quickly as possible is a must. This checklist from Harvard Business Review will help to make your resume’s summary section noteworthy and short.

Know Which Words To Use On Your Resume For Different Job Openings

If you like a job opening but don’t think your resume will get you an interview, you probably aren’t using the right words. Tweaking your CV with keywords related to different types of positions can get you through the door.

Ask LH: How Do I Become Independent?

Hi Lifehacker, I’ve recently finished high school and am now preparing to move out of the family home and into the real world, like many my age. Only problem is, I have no idea how it works.

This Resume Checklist Helps You Fill Out Your Blank Resume

Anyone who’s ever filled out a resume has probably wondered at least once “What the hell do I put here?” If you’re struggling, this resume checklist can give you the kick start you need.

This Tool Helps Make Your Resume Visually Appealing

Looks aren’t everything, but an effective resume is visually appealing. A messy one can make it easy to overlook even the most impressive credentials. This tool helps make your resume pretty.

Why You Should Never Use Times New Roman On Your Resume

We recently noted that Helvetica is a sensible font choice for your resume. Now here’s a font you definitely shouldn’t use: Times New Roman.

Add Work Samples To Your LinkedIn Profile For More Exposure

LinkedIn is a great way to show off your professional chops, but with so many online profiles, you want to make sure yours stands out when you’re looking for work. One easy way to do this? Add media to your profile.

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