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❶Feedback will be provided as a score card via email within three days of the appointment date. Unsure about your interview outfit?

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Arrive at least 5 minutes before your scheduled time. Review staff will have signs to identify them. At the time of your review appointment , please approach the reviewer you are scheduled to meet with Rhett, Scarlett, or Agganis. Log in to Handshake Step 2: From the top menu, select Career Center, and then Appointments.

Click the blue button that says Schedule a New Appointment. From the options, select Center for Career Development Step 5: You do not need to come to the CCD office. Not sure how to upload a document to Handshake? Feedback will be provided as a score card via email within three days of the appointment date. Only one resume will be reviewed per appointment , and only resumes will be reviewed.

We will not review cover letters, CVs, personal statements, or multi-page resumes. You will be prompted with instructions as part of the scheduling process. What have you done in your life that demonstrates responsibility, initiative, competence, teamwork, or other personal skills and qualities? Have you raised children? Participated in contests or competitions? Sung in your choir?

If you held any leadership positions in any of these activities, throw that in too. The content you include must speak to the employer to show how you are ready to be a strong, contributing member of the team. What should be included? That depends on what you have education, particular courses, experience, skills, volunteer work, academic honors or — most often — some combination of those that aligns with what the employers seeking someone to do the work you want to do are looking for.

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Resumes + Letters. Resumes and cover letters get you interviews. Interviews get you jobs. To compete in today’s market, you must present your skills, experience, knowledge, and background effectively, interestingly, and briefly.

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Your Career Starts Here. Never written a resume? Need to punch up your cover letter? Unsure about your interview outfit? At the CCD, our online resources, workshops and programs, and seasoned counselors can help guide you.

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Resume + Cover Letter Reviews. Need some help with your resume or cover letter? The CCD offers minute document review appointments through Handshake. Making It Happen Resumes Putting it Together. Your resume and cover letter are often the first contact you have with a prospective employer. The Center for Career Development can help you translate your academic and work experiences into relevant content for your resume, critique your existing draft, and provide you with important .

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