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First—congratulations. It’s a long, rough road from physics 101 to that hard-won engineering degree in your back pocket. You’ve consumed 4 million gallons of coffee and burned more midnight oil than Windle Poons. But you still don’t have the dreaded e-word. Experience. Ugh. How will you get hired?
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Tom Gerencer is a career expert and Certified Professional Resume Writer who has published over 200 in-depth articles on Zety. Since 2016, he has been sharing advice on all things recruitment from writing winning resumes and cover letters to getting a promotion.