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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?
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?
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.
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.