Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Reading List

A weekly roundup of job-hunting tips, career advice and interesting articles relevant to the magazine industry and being an editor.

"How to Write a Great Accomplishment Statement" by Tim Tyrell-Smith on Tim's Strategy. Next time you update your resumé, really sell yourself by explaining what you accomplished in each position; don't just list your job duties.

"The 5 Most Common Interview Questions – and How to Answer Them" by Katie Amey on Ed2010.com. Customized for magaziners.

"Too Much Information:Why I Don't Trust Employment Interviews" by Maria Gottschalk on YouTern's The Savvy Intern blog. A few tips on how to fairly evaluate all applicants when conducting job interviews.


Tim Tyrell-Smith said...

Hi Corinna - Just a quick thanks for including my post in your round-up.

Poorly written accomplishment statements are a common problem with resumes I see. Thanks for spreading the word!

Corinna vanGerwen said...

Thank you, Tim!