Resumes and Letters

Get Hired with an X-Y-Z Resume

For soon-to-be college graduates, the job search is a daunting task with many uncontrollable variables. No matter the amount of careful preparation, great students can still be overlooked for reasons unknown. One way to ensure students set off on the …

By Val Matta
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Cover Letter to Interest Employers – Get Some Positive Points Before the Interview

According to statistical surveys, it takes the time of 6 seconds for many of the hiring managers to consider the resume. How do you assess your chances of getting a job quickly? Do you believe that there is an effective …

By James Allender
James Allender James Allender
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How To Show Employers You Have Transferable Skills To Successfully Change Careers

(This post was written by Caroline Ceniza-Levine was shared by Forbes.)

How To Show Employers You Have Transferable Skills To Successfully Change Careers

At a recent workshop, one experienced professional asked how to package her skills to show employers that …

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine
Caroline Ceniza-Levine
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How MBA Students are Using Artificial Intelligence to Land Jobs

(Editor’s Note:  The Mays Business School Career Management Center offers both VMock and 12Twenty resources- services mentioned in the article below- to students in the MBA and MS programs!)
Robots could wipe out many jobs, but MBA students are using …

By Seb Murray
Seb Murray
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Don’t Make These ATS Formatting Mistakes

(This post was written by Paige Doepke was shared from JobScan Blog, 20 February 2019.)

To understand why resume formatting matters to applicant tracking systems, you first need to understand how resumes move through ATS.

Here’s how it works: After you submit …

By Paige Doepke
Paige Doepke
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