How to Write a Resume and Cover Letter

Learning how best to add experiences to your resume, and write a compelling cover letter is a necessary component of the job search process.  Find resources here to help guide you.

I’m the Head of Early Career Recruiting at Visa. Here’s What We Look For

Brighid Jensen is the global head of university recruiting and early career programs at Visa. Jensen leads global programs and processes to attract, hire, train, and develop diverse, early career talent. She partners with internal and external stakeholders to improve …

By Anna Tomka - Forage
Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Exactly When, Where, and How to List Certifications on Your Resume (Because You’ve Earned Them)

As you write your resume, many of the things you need to include may have an obvious place: Your past jobs go in your work experience section, your education goes in your education section, and your skills go in your

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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The Dirty Dozen: The Worst Things You Can Put On a Resume In 2022

Here’s a sad fact.

Most people are still writing 20th century resumes.

Back in high school or college, someone showed you how to write one and you have never changed it up. Well, just like big hair isn’t in fashion …

By Fairygodboss - Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Resume | Action Words

Action verbs are those little extra words that make sentences explode with energy. And when it comes to your résumé, …

CV | Downloadable Layout

Did you know that CV stands for Curriculum Vitae? That means your life’s work. This format, similar to the resume, …

Resume | Downloadable Layout

When it comes to building a resume from scratch, you may be feeling overwhelmed by all the details you should …

Cover Letter | Tips by Dr. Allison Fraiberg

Job Search Cover Letter Tips

Here are some tips for crafting vibrant cover letters that will captivate hiring managers during …

Accomplishment Statements

Employers aren’t interested in your previous responsibilities. They want to know what you accomplished, the outcome, and the results of …

CV | Useful Tips

What is a CV?

CV stands for Curriculum Vitae which is Latin for course of life. Note: “vitae” (vee-tie or …

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