Lifehacker – Include Personal Projects On Resumes When You’re Just Starting Out
In this article from Lifehacker, Thorin Klosowski advises job seekers to Include Personal Projects on Resumes When You’re Just Starting Out.
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Getting a job when you’re just starting in your field can be difficult because your resume is essentially empty. That said, creativity blog 99U suggests that those personal projects you undertake are a great way to pad out your resume and showcase your potential.
Most people don’t walk out of a college with a lot of relevant work experience, but chances are you have plenty of experience in the field you’re looking to get into. The trick is to embrace that experience, even if you didn’t actually get paid for it: