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
You've heard it again and again, "whatever you do, don't let there be a typo on your resume". It seems obvious, and easy enough. With technology like spell check, typos are becoming less and less of a concern. However, while the possibility of having a typo may seem slim, there's still the possibility to use the wrong form of … Continue reading How To: Recover From A Typo
1. Use Smaller Margins Save space on your resume by decreasing your page margins. The acceptable range for page margins for a resume are: Top: 0.8"-1" Sides and Bottom: 0.5"-1 2. Try a 3-Column Header Use a table with 3 columns and 1 row to distribute the contents of your resume header to the left and … Continue reading Running Out of Space on Your Resume?
Recruitment season is in full swing. Many of us are spending hours tweaking and un-tweaking our resumes in hopes of making them more attractive to potential employers. I interviewed one of the talented Career Services Consultants at the Center for Career Opportunities, Veronica Rahim, to find out some of the things students should be on the lookout for when … Continue reading Interview with a Career Counselor – Top 10 Resume Tips
I don't think we could have said it any better than Weird Al Yankovic. Make sure to use proper spelling and grammar in your cover letters and resumes, and enjoy the video. Happy Tuesday! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc