What are transferable skills?

What are transferable skills?
Hoping to land a job or internship but not sure you have the right skills for the role? You'd be surprised! When you consider the skills you have gained from school, hobbies, sports and jobs in unrelated fields, you have a lot more to work with than you think. Here's some information about transferable skills you might want to know:What are transfe...
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The 1 Thing That Will Make An Eye-Catching Resume

The 1 Thing That Will Make An Eye-Catching Resume
Picture this: you've applied to the college, summer program, or job that you know you're the perfect candidate for, but the admissions officer, program head, or employer has gone through 50 resumes already and by the time they get to yours, they're just skimming through them. How can you ensure they don't miss your key points? Lucky for you, you've...
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3 Resume Formats to Apply for a Job

3 Resume Formats to Apply for a Job
We've already reviewed types of resumes but even within different types of resumes there are different formats that serve various purposes. For a resume that you would use to apply for a conventional job there are 3 main formats that you should consider:Reverse ChronologicalWhat: This type of resume lists your work history starting from the most re...
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The Evolution Of Portfolios

The Evolution Of Portfolios
Have you ever wondered about the origin of portfolios? Let's be honest, you probably haven't. But it's interesting regardless! The word portfolio gets its origins from the Latin word portafoglio. The stem porta means "to carry" and the root foglio refers to "a leaf", or "loose sheets of paper", leading to the full word that is defined as a case-lik...
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4 Questions About Letters Of Recommendation Answered

4 Questions About Letters Of Recommendation Answered
What is a Letter of Recommendation (LOR)?A letter of recommendation, also referred to as a letter of reference, is a letter written by an evaluator addressing your strengths, characteristics and abilities you have that make you qualified for a job, admissions to a university, scholarship, etc.Why are LORs important?Letters of recommendation are mea...
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4 Types Of Resumes You Need To Know About

4 Types Of Resumes You Need To Know About
When it comes to resumes, one size does not fit all. Different opportunities will want to see different information on your resume. Here are 4 main types of resumes that you might want to know about:Conventional/JobThis is likely the closest to what you picture when you hear the word "resume". A conventional resume or one that you would submit...
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