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Video: Resume headers for college students and recent grads

I’ve received some questions about basic resume writing. So, I decided to start creating a few short videos showing the most common sections of resumes for college students and recent grads. This first video deals with the header of the resume, also known as the contact information section.

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Quick Tips: Grab bag resumes

Create a “grab bag” resume that lists ALL of your experience, paid and unpaid, in reverse chronological order. This grab bag resume is for your eyes only (and maybe the eyes of your career counselor); never share the grab bag resume with employers. Your grab bag resume can be as long as you need it to be.  Keep adding new […]

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Resume Phrases – English Majors

It can sometimes be challenging to come up with ways to describe your accomplishments, especially those from academic settings. Here are a handful of resume phrases that English majors may find useful: Compared and contrasted _________ with _________ resulting in 8-page paper and 10 minute class presentation Conducted extensive literature review of academic essays about William Blake Utilized Lexis-Nexus, EBSCO […]

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