What’s 1 Thing I Can Do to Improve My Resume Today?

Whenever I introduce myself, I never talk about TBC. I’m too shy to ever talk about how I run a blog about interning and job hunting. It’s way too weird to bring it up randomly. Or even when I’m asked about it point blank. Maybe someday I’ll improve that part of me, but that day isn’t even remotely close to today. Continue reading “What’s 1 Thing I Can Do to Improve My Resume Today?”

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What’s the difference between a CV and a resume?

Hi there, I’m confused whenever a company says they want my CV. Is that different from my resume?

Both Curriculum Vitae (CVs) and Resumes are used for job applications, and they do have some distinct differences in their definitions. But I don’t think regular Filipino workplaces make that distinction. The terms are practically interchangeable to them. There’s no point in asking for clarification if you know what sector you’re applying to. Continue reading “What’s the difference between a CV and a resume?”

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14.5 Things You Didn’t Realize Had Resume Value

‘What do I write on my resume if I’m not active in orgs, have no internship experience, and have a mediocre QPI/GPA?’

It’s easy to forget that not everyone has the privilege to go and be active in orgs or take unpaid / time-intensive internships. It takes a lot of time, energy, and cash to do those things, and you have my respect if you can’t, because you’re juggling being a student with responsibilities at home.

I have recently (this is December 2017) come to realize how hard it would have been for me to do a fraction of what I did, if I had to take care of my household at the same time.

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