Whether you’re looking for a job in your field or a temporary position while job searching, it is critical that you present yourself as a work-ready professional. Here are some ways Career Services can help.
Virtual Resume and Cover Letter Reviews
- To schedule a meeting, either in person or via Zoom, to meet to review your documents.
- Make sure you have a document started and forward it to Angie before the scheduled appointment. Word documents – not PDFs -- are preferred.
- If requesting a cover letter review, include a link or screen shot for the position to which you are applying.
- Remember to make the suggested changes soon after you receive the notes so information doesn’t get lost.
Quick Career-Ready Resources
- Resumes Six essential resume tips
- Cover Letters The essentials of a cover letter
- Interviewing Preparing for the Interview
- Networking Networking Basics
- LinkedIn Create a Linkedin profile and Build Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn
- Salary Negotiation Indeed’s Job Science on Salary Negotiation
- AAUW’s Work Smart and Start Smart: Salary Negotiation online course
- Handshake Get Hired Remotely
Create and Maintain Your Online Presence
- Create meaningful profiles in Handshake, LinkedIn, and any job boards you may be utilizing and keep them current
- Upload fresh resumes clearly indicating the name of your degree (i.e. Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry). It is acceptable to exclude mailing address from these online versions.
- Upgrading and managing your social profile
- 10 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand for a Strong Online Presence
Check out the videos on this page regarding resumes, cover letters, networking and interviewing.