9 Tips for Writing an Engaging Resume

Your resumé is the single most important document for getting noticed by a potential employer. Studies show that, on average, most hiring managers only spend about 6-7 seconds reading resumés, which makes creating an engaging resumé absolutely essential. While every …

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Korbel MA Students: How to Include Honors and Awards in Your Resume

If you are a student or a recent graduate trying to find work, you may not have a lot of experience to list on your resume. But you do have other achievements and accomplishments to show that you are a …

By Jane Hurst
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Korbel MA Students: Concise Writing Takes Practice

By Arianna Carlson, B.A. International Studies student and Jamie Polliard, OCPD Internship Program & Office Manager

Concision is key. Whether you are writing an email, drafting a script, or preparing a briefing, being able to communicate clearly and concisely is …

By Jamie Polliard
Jamie Polliard Internship Program & Office Manager Jamie Polliard
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Apply Online Successfully: Learn about Applicant Tracking Systems

Have you ever wondered what happens when you apply to jobs online? Does it feel like your resume falls into a black hole, never to return? Have you submitted lots of applications online with no responses? Keep reading to learn …

By Megan Pritchett
Megan Pritchett Graduate Career Advisor Megan Pritchett
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Tips for a Job Application Refresh

Stuck at home due to the pandemic (or for any other reason)? Especially if you’re between jobs, this could be the perfect opportunity to hit reset and take a fresh approach to your job applications. If you’re looking to say …

By Lakshmi Hutchinson - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
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Transferable Skills: The Key to Landing Your Dream Job

For many people, making a career switch might feel like you’re starting over from scratch. But that’s not true: You have transferable skills. “Most job seekers think the skills they use for their current job only translate for that particular …

By Shelby Simon - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Tips for Drafting a Resume in the U.S.

If you are new to internship or job searching in the U.S., resume writing can seem a little daunting. Chances are, you have built a resume to the specifications of your home country, but might not be sure how to …

By Kimberly English
Kimberly English Career Advisor Kimberly English
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What Wonder Woman and Hermione Granger Can Teach Women about Career Success

I recently talked with an international student who expressed how hard it was for her to write her resume. Culturally, she had been taught that promoting herself was bragging and inappropriate. She came to the U.S. and our DU career …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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How to Include Honors and Awards in Your Resume

If you are a student or a recent graduate trying to find work, you may not have a lot of experience to list on your resume. But you do have other achievements and accomplishments to show that you are a …

By Jane Hurst
Jane Hurst
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