Are you drafting or updating your resume for the next Career Fair? Maybe you’re hoping to land a summer job, an internship, or full-time work after graduation…

Before you print your resume on nice paper (or the back of your tee shirt) make sure all the i’s are dotted, the T’s are crossed, and the content gleams with polished descriptions of your relevant experience.

Peruse these past CESblogs for tips, and use them to buff your draft to a high gloss:

Writing a resume for the first time?
Put yourself in the proper mindset.

Does your resume show the employer that
you have the skills they want?

Start by eliminating passive phrases.

Are you highlighting your liberal arts education?
Employers seek the skills you’re developing.

Think your part-time job doesn’t count? Think again!
Translate your part-time skills into marketable experience.

You only have a few seconds to make an impression on an employer.
Target your resume.

What’s the deal with objective statements?
Make sure yours is providing clarity and focus.

Now, schedule a resume review with CES. We’ll help you add the final shine so you can impress employers with your brilliance!

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