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Your resume is often one of the first things a prospective employer or graduate school admissions staff member will see. A cover letter is another document a prospective employer will review first. The cover letter allows you to explain why you are interested in a position and describe relevant experiences more deeply.

A quick Google search for the word resume or cover letter could return over a billion results, some helpful and others not so helpful. Instead of going down the rabbit hole, consider exploring the resources here!

If you would like resources on either your resume or cover letter, consider scheduling an appointment with an advisor or PCA in Handshake.

Get Your Resume Noticed In Seven Seconds or Less

You’ve been applying for jobs for what feels like forever, but you’re not getting anywhere: no interviews, let alone job offers. 

A common reason you’re missing out on the interview round? Issues with your resume.

The average recruiter spends only …

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How to Write a Killer Digital Marketing Resume

Digital marketing professionals are in high demand. From SEO specialists to social media marketers, there are endless opportunities for those pursuing digital marketing careers. So, how do you write a resume that can make your application stand out? What can you …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Creating an Effective Resume with Little to No Work Experience

When you’re ready to start your job search for the first time, you might feel as though the deck is stacked against you. With limited work experience, or perhaps none at all, you’ll need to craft your resume so that …

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