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Understanding VMOCK’s Competency Ratings

VMock scores your resume based on Impact, Presentation and Competency. Impact and Presentation adjustments generally require you to reformat areas, add information, and make slight changes in wording such as verb choice. Competency refers to specific transferable skills that employers desire no matter the industry, company or job title. This requires you to think about ...

Internship Series: LiveRamp

Ann Fu QST'19 | Business Administration and Marketing and Economics Marketing Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? AF: I was responsible for a lot of the day-to-day tasks of the entire department. The Marketing Department at LiveRamp has a bunch of smaller departments that sit on it (Marketing Operations, ...

Working With Third-Party Recruiters

As you begin to conduct your job search, you will most likely utilize a variety of search methods. One growing trend is the use of third-party recruiters. Third-party recruiters are defined by NACE (The National Association of Colleges and Employers) as "agencies, organizations, or individuals recruiting candidates for temporary, part-time, or full-time employment opportunities other ...

Student Experiences: Improving Your Resume With VMock

Editor's Note: This is part of a series of student stories about using VMock, BU's newest online tool for improving your resume. Try it today at vmock.com/bu. By Annie Wu (CAS'20, Statistics & Psychology) I think VMock is fast and convenient. Different from the in-person resume/cover letter review, VMock can be used anywhere at any ...

Internship Series: Office of the Attorney General Maura Healey

Grace Li COM and Pardee'19 | Advertising and International Relations Press Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? GL: I wrote online content for the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. I was responsible for updating and creating new content for the AGO's website, which will hopefully provide constituents with valuable and ...

Understanding Your VMock Score

VMock’s automatic resume review and feedback provides you with a score for your resume out of 100 points. Understanding how this score is calculated can help you to also understand how to improve your resume. The overall score for your resume is comprised of three factors; Impact, Presentation, and Competencies. Impact refers to the strength ...

Internship Series: Los Angeles Opera Company

Lina Toledo COM'21 | Public Relations Public Relations and Archive Intern CCD: Tell us about your work experience. What were your responsibilities? LT: As the public relations and archive intern for the Los Angeles Opera Company, my daily tasks include overseeing the main media list, building contacts with local magazines and media entities, creating marketing ...