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How to Write a Resume to Get an Interview

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*This article was originally published on October 6, 2016 in Santa Cruz Tech Beat

"Would you mind looking at my resume?"

The dreaded question this recruiter has been asked multiple times a week — at family gatherings, standing at a bar, sideline of my kid's soccer game, you name it. "Sure," I respond, "but your resume is really only one part of the equation."

Results of Data Collection Campaign on the Costs of Commuting

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We recently conducted a campaign to collect user-generated data from our Salary Comparison tool. We received data from 64 unique users - duplicates and erroneous entries were eliminated (like those that entered that they commute 8 days a week! Come on, people, you aren't The Beatles!), and the results are quite interesting! Thanks to everyone who tried out the calculator and helping us better understand what the economic impacts of commuting are on the average worker!

I chose Santa Cruz over Silicon Valley

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One month ago, I left a high paying job at one of Silicon Valley's most successful start-ups to accept a position as the Director of Development and Partnerships at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. In true Silicon Valley fashion, my metric for success in writing this article would be to inspire just one reader to make a similar choice that I did.