The Resume Issue
June 9, 2009
  10 Resume Do's and Don'ts

Your resume is the first point of contact between you and a potential employer.  This is often the only opportunity they will have to get to know you and your skill set.  The reality is: you don't have a lot of time to impress the reader as they spend about 10 seconds looking at each resume. So not only do you have to make a great first impression, you have to do it fast.  Here's how to create a compelling, concise resume that makes an immediate positive impression:

  Media Library:  Formatting and Highlighting the Right Experiences in Your Resume

Appearances matter as much as the content in creating a dynamic resume.  Here are 8 short video tutoraials that illustrate to create a concise and powerful resume.

Resume - Format
Resume - Address
Resume - Education
Resume - Relevant Coursework
Resume - High School
Resume - Relevant Work Experience
Resume - Activities/Leadership
Resume - Interests
  Resume Examples

Here are some excellent resume examples for undergraduate and graduate students, early career and mid-management professionals.

Resume example - Undergraduate Students
Resume example - Graduate Students
Resume example - Early Career Professionals
Resume example - Mid-Management Professionals



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