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A Step-By-Step Guide To a Winning Resume
Your resume is an essential job-search tool.
Its job is to get employers to take a closer look at you in an interview.
Your resume needs to capture the attention of a potential employer and convince the employer that you are worth a closer look through an interview.
Highlighting Relevant Experience
Highlighting Intern Experience
Get the Basics Right
Employers often get dozens (even hundreds) of resumes, and you’ve got just a few seconds to catch their attention. The first step in catching an employer’s attention is making your resume easy to read. Use a plain font in 10- to 12-point type. Use white space and margins effectively. Don’t cram three pages worth of information into one page. Be consistent in your formatting. Help your reader’s eye pick out the most important pieces—your contact information, education, experience, and skills—by organizing your resume effectively and using bold and bullets to make key information pop out. Typically, the new grad resume runs one page, but that is not a hard-and-fast rule. The length of your resume depends on the number and quality of your experiences and skills; if you have a wealth of experiences and skills that are relevant to the job, your resume may
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Highlighting Technical Skills
Highlighting Multiple Degrees
Highlighting Work and Classroom Experience
Highlighting Double Majors
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Job Choices - February 2013 - Diversity Edition
Job Choices - February 2013 Diversity Edition
Opportunities by Employer/Website Index
From Campus to Career
Timeline: From Campus to Career
Building the Skills That Employers Want
What Employers Want
Playing Fair: Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Job Seeker
10 Tips for Using Social Media in Your Job Search
The Art of Writing Job-Search Letters
A Step-by-Step Guide to a Winning Resume
Are You Demonstrating These on Your Resume?
What Belongs Where? Organizing Your Resume
The Successful Interview: Preparation and Practice Make Perfect
Quick Tips: The Video Interview
Sample Interview Questions
Questions to Ask in the Interview
Acing the Behavior-Based Interview
Disclosing a Disability in a Job Interview
Examples of Preemployment Inquiries Related to Disabilities
How Can You Find a Gay-Friendly Company?
The Critical First Year on the Job
Adapting to Corporate Culture
Selecting and Cultivating a Mentor
Opportunities by Occupation
Job Choices - February 2013 - Diversity Edition