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Effective Resumes

A good resume succinctly conveys specific aspects of your education, experience, and skills to the reader as it relates to the particular opportunity or field in which you’re applying.

Employers have limited time to evaluate candidates and so it’s important for the key pieces of information to jump off of the page. What are the main ideas you want to communicate and is the currently layout & content conveying that message effectively?

Resume Templates, Samples, and Variations

Next Steps

  • Once you have created a resume, you can speak with a Peer Career Advisor, make an appointment, or request a Resume & Cover Letter Review.
  • For tailoring your resume to match specific skills/qualifications, use Targeted Resume to emulate an Applicant Tracking System & compare your resume to a specific job description.

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How graduate students can best use AI in job searches

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by graduate student/postdoc career advisors specifically for the graduate students and postdoc population:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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How Long Should Your Resume Be?

Your resume is the most important tool you have in your job-seeking arsenal. It gives potential employers a detailed look at your education, work history, skills, and achievements. In certain cases, your resume might also include additional information about any …

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How Grad Students/Postdocs can Optimize their Career Preparation

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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The Perfect Resume Guide From Expert Recruiters

As job-hunting experts, we’ve heard every kind of resume advice you can imagine. We’ve partnered with companies in various industries looking to find candidates for thousands of roles and through this work, we’ve identified the golden standard for resume writing.

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