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.

5 Ways to Immediately Improve your Resume

Your resume is your first opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters and hiring managers. It can also be your last if your resume is outdated or too thin. Here are five tips that will help you immediately update and beef up …

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Tips For Interpreting Civilian Job Descriptions

 

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her how a veteran should look through the qualifications in a job description and assess whether they are qualified. Here’s …

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What Every Digital Portfolio Needs

If you hope to land a career as a cinematographer, journalist, photographer or media-based career, you’ll need more than a résumé and cover letter. It’s a common expectation that those within these fields have an online portfolio. Thankfully, there are …

By Thomas Guzowski, U of R Employee
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Résumé Essentials

To ensure your résumé is written in a way that will result in quick interview offers, follow this essential guide …

Ramp Up Your Résumé | Action Verbs

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

Translating your Learning Abroad Experience to an Employer

Sure, your international experience was “Awesome!” and “Amazing!” and you “had the time of your life!” But how can you …

Accomplishment Statements

Employers are interested in more than the tasks you performed on a particular job. They want to know about accomplishments, …

Résumé Insights and Tips

A great résumé can help you create a good first impression and secure an interview. Explore these suggestions to build …

How to Prepare a CV or Curriculum Vitae
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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