Getting a Job at Google

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Google NY Office
Earlier this month, New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman switched from writing about globalization and international politics to a topic much closer to many a reader’s heart: how to get a job. Friedman’s interview subject for his column was Laszlo Bock, who serves as SVP of “people operations” at Google—he’s the one ultimately in charge of hiring. And according to Bock, snagging a job at the search-engine giant involves a combination of grit, cognitive ability, adaptability, and creativity. From… continue…

Sample Resume: Hadoop Developer

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Anna Burke123 Any St. Apt. 102 LinkedIn ▪ GitHub ▪ Google+ East Brunswick, NJ 00000 000. Profile: Hadoop Stack Developer and Administrator “Transforming large, unruly data sets into competitive advantages” Purveyor of competitive intelligence and holistic, timely analyses of Big Data made possible by the successful installation, configuration and administration of Hadoop ecosystem components and architecture. Two years’ experience installing, configuring, testing Hadoop ecosystem components. Capable of processing large sets of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data and supporting systems… continue…

5 Tech Job-Hunting Tips for Returning Veterans

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Veteran Returning to Work
If you’re a returning veteran who wants to transition into a technology career, you may already have experience that can translate into a civilian job. Often, the operative word there is “translate,” since much of the work you did while serving doesn’t obviously match the skills employers are looking for. This means you’ll need to take special care in compiling your resume and in planning your approach during interviews. Fortunately, this can be done with some thought. On top of… continue…

Infographic Resumes Aren’t There Yet

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Infographic Resume
An effective resume grabs the reviewer’s attention by painting a clear picture of the value you offer. And it has to do that with words, because so many companies use keyword matching technology to pick out resumes of interest on the first pass. That’s why most resumes are simple written documents, without a lot of images or graphics. That’s changing, though. Some – not many, but some – candidates are creating infographic resumes, documents that use data visualization to help… continue…

Sample Resume: Oracle EBS Functional Consultant

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Shane Wilcox, MBA Oracle EBS Functional Consultant P: 000.555.1212 | F: 000.555.1213 | | LinkedIn | Google+ | Twitter Helping companies identify and execute against their enterprise resource planning needs using Oracle EBS. Extensive knowledge and success consulting for, designing, and implementing Oracle application-based solutions for Fortune 500 and mid-size companies. Experience with data flow and object modeling, case analysis, workflow analysis and functional decomposition, customization, data migration, testing and training services involving the following Oracle EBS R12 and… continue…

Sample Resume: E-Health Implementation Specialist

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Carla Kane 813 W. 28th St. Apt. 3B Miami, Fla. 000.555.1212 ■ ■ Facebook ■ LinkedIn ■ Twitter E-Health Implementation Specialist Highly accomplished, certified IT professional offering a solid background in software development and implementation, a fervent passion for patient well-being, poised to transition into a dynamic and challenging role in the healthcare field. Qualifications Led, coordinated and supported the implementation of software programs and upgrades. Created documentation such as functional specifications, technical specifications, document code, configurations, technical architecture, etc. Assisted… continue…

Sample Resume: Healthcare IT Compliance and Security Officer

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William Chan,CISSP, CPHIT, CPHIE Minneapolis, Minn. 00000 ♦ 000.555.1212 ♦ Healthcare IT Compliance and Security Officer History of fostering credibility, independence, integrity, confidentiality and trust with patients, healthcare providers, employees and administrators and nurturing a culture of compliance by leveraging in-depth knowledge of HIPAA, regulatory and legal standards, risk and compliance control and hands-on experience with security and architecture of infrastructure systems. Qualifications Summary Won back constituent trust by performing rigorous security risk assessments and utilizing ISO 27001/27002 as… continue…

Sample Resume: Junior Software Engineer

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Mindy Pham Local Address Permanent Address 123 Dorm Dr. U.S. Citizen 456 Any St. Pittsburgh, PA 00000 000.555.1212 Penn Hills, PA 00000 ■ ■ Instagram ■ YouTube Objective An entry-level software development position that utilizes my technical skills, education, business experience and passion for solving interesting problems and transforming complication into simplicity.   Education CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY Pittsburgh, PA Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering May 2014 Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering May… continue…

Sample Resume: User Experience Designer

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Shelby Green 123 Any St. Hoboken, NJ 00000 Skype Address 000.555.1212 Creating passionate users by presenting information in the right way, in the right place at the right time… Social Profile LinkedIn ■ Facebook ■ Blog Twitter Handle ■ Google + Member: UX/IxDA Northern NJ Meetup Member: NYC-CHI, NYC’s largest and oldest UX group Education Certificate In UX Design Rutgers University BFA/Communications Design School of Art, Media and Technology Parsons School of Design User Experience Designer More… continue…

How to Showcase Your Accomplishments on Your Resume

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We’ve all seen those go-getter resumes with eye-popping stats and amazing achievements. But does yours seem, well, “so what?” Watch as career coach and resume writer Dawn Rasmussen steps job seeker Kim Dildy through the process of highlighting her accomplishments as she looks for a project manager’s job. By putting the results of her work front and center, Kim adds to her resume’s value. The method: Use stories from her previous positions to highlight the skills and accomplishments most pertinent… continue…