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While I like the other answer, I will suggest another direction based on my direct experience. Since you're exiting University as a qualified professional, I'd advise you to look for trainee programs and similar things, especially from big companies. You'll get the chance to test your leadership skills in a more controlled environment and have a support ...


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As others have mentioned, emphasizing education over experience is a good idea. But skills are what will get him an interview. The industry that your friend is trying to get into is a highly competitive one. His competition will be, in addition to people like himself, people who come home from class, do their homework and then get on the computer and ...


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I don't think it necessarily matters whether the experience is professional for entry level jobs You should lump all his work experience together into a single section, then include projects that he has worked on that are relevant to the role he is going for. Something like any small programs that he has written I was in a similar position for my junior ...


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When I was applying for my first software related jobs with little to no experience I structured out my CV as follows: Profile (incl. Skills I value in myself relevant to the job, breif description of technologies I love relevant to the job and anything I think I specialize in and can talk a bit more about.) Education (incl. Since all/most of the experience ...


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It's the same as if you had no prior job. Any experiences, work experience, trial days and even hobbies etc... These things need to be broken down and figure out which skills are transferable, write them down and state how they are transferable and relevant to the computer science field. The Resume needs to be built around Personal traits/skills that are ...


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Like anyone making a career change, this is a valid question. One really needs to account for the past several years of employment, to show a work history, and ability to hold a job. But a potential employer looking to hire a computer programmer doesn't much care if said employee can function as a gas station cashier, specifically. What I have done in ...


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Why would you include two sections about experience? Simply include one and call it "Experience". If you're applying for an entry-level position, it's expected that you may not have much, if any, experience in the field you are applying for - that's why it's an entry level job. However, any work experience can demonstrate your ability to function in a ...


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