Thursday April 26, 2012

Dealing With Education On Your Resume

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Countless jobseekers ask us the question of how to portray education on a resume if they have not finished their degree. One of the most common pain points for a job seeker is the feeling of going up against myriad other job seekers with more degrees, more professional training, more completed courses - you name it.

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In fact, our 30+ years have taught us that when it comes down to the finish line, practical, hands-on, on-the-ground experience trumps theory every time. Does that mean that education isn't valuable? Absolutely not! Your degree will give you just one more rung on the belt, especially if it is in your field.

Having said this, here are some tips to keep in mind when discussing your education - both on and off your resume.

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