QUESTION: How does one go about getting hired without experience? It’s the classic Catch-22; no company will hire you because you have no experience, but one can’t get the experience without getting hired.
prominently on your resume so employers can see that you have The Right Stuff even if previous and target
job titles don’t align. To get more experience, volunteer at local nonprofit organizations and check for
internships—paid or unpaid—at companies in your target industry.
your education is your greatest asset. If you can play up a relevant internship or co-op experience, you will
give yourself a leg up on your competition. Finally, don’t ignore the transferable skills that you picked up from
any part-/full-time work or volunteer experiences.
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