The 5 Things to Remove from Your Resume

5 Things to Remove from Your Resume | The Sophisticated Gal

It is officially 2018 ladies! Can you believe it?! It feels like 2017 went by so fast. 2017 was an amazing year, it’s the year that I started The Sophisticated Gal and grew this amazing #girlboss community. I have so many amazing things planned for 2018 and I can’t wait to share it with all of you! One of the things that I plan on doing more of in 2018 is providing more resume tips so you can feel more confident in your resume when you’re applying to jobs. Now that it is the new year, it’s time to take […]

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The Top 5 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Resume Tips & Advice | Job Interview Prep | The resume is the first impression a hiring manager gets when reviewing applicants, so make sure you make a good impression and your resume isn't making any of these mistakes

Make sure your resume doesn’t fall victim to these common mistakes. You’ve heard it before – your resume is so important to help you get your foot in the door to get the coveted interview for that dream job. Make sure that your resume doesn’t have these mistakes before sending in any applications. Mistake #1: Spelling & Grammar Issues One of the most common and most avoidable mistake that a lot of people make on their resumes are spelling & grammar mistakes. Spelling mistakes can make a HUGE difference in whether or not you get brought in for an interview, so make […]

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How to Nail Your Next Phone Interview

Phone Interview Tips to Help You Slay Your Next Phone Interview!

When I had my first phone interview, I remember I was so nervous that I’d fail miserably. Before my interview, I made sure to get some advice from my friends who had done phone interviews in the past to help me prepare. After that first phone interview, I felt so much more confident in all of my future phone interviews. Today I’m sharing the tips that I have learned from my own experiences and advice that was given to me before I had my first phone interview. I also created a free checklist to help you prepare for your next […]

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How to Write a Post-Interview Thank You Letter

Writing a post-interview thank you letter is so important for getting the job, so today I’m sharing my tips on how to write a great thank you letter after your job interview. If you’re following my adventures on my Instagram, then you probably saw that this week I attended a college career fair at my alma mater as a recruiter for my company. This is my 4th year attending the career fair and it is something I look forward to every year. I love talking to students about their experience and their goals for full-time or internship opportunities. I am […]

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Common Job Interview Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

The job interview is your chance to make a great first impression! Make sure you're not committing these common job interview mistakes.

You got the call for the job interview, you’re now one step closer to getting the position! When preparing for the interview, make sure you’re not committing these common  job interview mistakes and check out my tips for what to do in the job interview. #1 Common Mistake: Showing up late (even if it’s just a few minutes) When it comes to job interviews, the first impression is everything. If you’re late for the interview, even if it’s just a few minutes because you got stuck at that annoying traffic light – it still doesn’t look good to the employer. […]

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How to Prepare for a College Career Fair

Preparing for a career fair or going to your first college career fair? Check out our tips to ensure you have a successful career fair!  Career fairs in college can be very intimidating, especially your first time attending one. I remember my first college career fair I was so nervous because I wanted to make a good impression on the recruiters that were attending. After my first career fair, I felt a lot more confident going into the next one after I learned what to expect. I now attend college career fairs on behalf of my company at my alma mater […]

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