Career & Employment Hub

Your Resume, Cover Letter & Online Presence

RESUME

The purpose of a resume is to communicate your qualifications and accomplishments to a potential employer. Think of your resume as a way of promoting yourself. Your objective is to align your experiences and skills with the qualifications and essential skills required by an employer.

Steps to Writing a Dynamic & Employer Focused Resume

Step 1: Today's Resume & The Master Resume

Step 2: Types, Styles & Components

Step 3: Components Breakdown

Step 4: Writing Accomplishment Statements

 Action Verb Handout

 

COVER LETTER

First impressions count! Your cover letter introduces you to a prospective employer. A well written cover letter demonstrates how you are a good fit for the company you're applying to and communicates the value you can bring to the employer. Every cover letter should be customized to the job for which you are applying.

Cover Letters: Your First Impression (pdf)

Cover Letters: Handout

 

ONLINE PRESENCE

Your online presence says a lot about who you are to a potential employer. Take time to learn about creating a strong online presence.

Social Media (pdf)