Create a Resume / Cover Letter / LinkedIn Profile

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.

3 Essential Differences Between a Resume and a LinkedIn Profile

This article distinguishes the important differences to be aware of between the functions and formats of a resume and LinkedIn profile, and how to use each of these methods of professional profiles to your advantage.

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Beat the Applicant Tracking System and Get Your Resume in Front of a Human

This article has some tips and tricks to help you understand how technology plays a role in your chances of getting an interview and how to use this system to your advantage.

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Updating Your Profile on LinkedIn: Skills You Should (and Shouldn’t) Add

Creating a LinkedIn profile can feel stressful enough — how much experience do you add? Do you write descriptions of what you did? Who do you connect with? Should you start making inspirational posts with emojis for emphasis? Yet LinkedIn …

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