Resumes are a tool to market yourself to a company by highlighting your work experience, special skills, and achievements in one document. In the job search, the resume is what a recruiter will use to determine whether they will interview you. Recruiters spend very little time scanning a resume, so your resume should be direct, strategic with information, and concise. Here are the resume guidelines and templates we suggest:

Cover Letters

A cover letter may be requested alongside a resume when applying for jobs. They are an opportunity to communicate who you are, your interest in the position, and why you would be a good fit for the position. A cover letter should be coordinated with your resume, but should only highlight and expand upon a few key experiences. Make sure that the cover letter has a logical flow, is grammatically sound, and has a persuasive tone. Check out these guidelines:


The resume and cover letter help get you an interview. The interview itself is an opportunity for you to make a strong impression and communicate your skills, personality, behaviors and attributes in a significant way. There are different types of interviews including phone “screening” interviews and behavioral interviews. Prepare yourself to make a big impression with these tips and resources:

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