Over the course of this series, we’ve discussed a variety of soft skills essential to professional success. Having these skills, however, is not enough. You must also develop and refine the ability to convey your proficiency through language. Though the format varies slightly, the core elements of a resume have remained relatively consistent over … Continue reading Soft Skills: Language in Resumes
Get feedback on your resume to prepare for career fairs and on campus interviewing! CCO staff, employers, and more will be critiquing resumes from 10am - 4pm: Thursday, September 8th (Young Hall) Friday, September 9th (Purdue Memorial Union) Monday, September 12th (Young Hall) **Please bring a paper copy of your resume.
The resume and cover letter are staples in the job search. They're the number one thing you use to get your foot in the door, highlight your successes and show how much of a superstar you are. Yet, many job seekers underestimate the importance of well-written resumes and cover letters– making even the biggest of … Continue reading The Importance of a Well-Done Resume & Cover Letter
It's senior year, and autumn is in the air. You're ready to have fun with your friends and live it up your senior year, but there's one thing constantly nagging at the back of your mind. What's that? Oh yeah, your job search. While it may feel like several of your friends already have their post-grad … Continue reading The Entry-Level Job Search, As Told By Parks & Rec Gifs
Whether you're a go-getter freshman, already on the hunt for your first internship, or a junior, feeling a little worried about your lack of experiences thus far in college, don't fret. You can still market what experience you do have to make yourself a desirable job candidate. Example: My friend just graduated from college at … Continue reading How To Market Your Summer Job