THE APPLICATION PROCESS: Résumé-Building Workshop

Having an exemplary resume is the key to landing the job you desire. If you feel confused about where to start, this guide from Owl (Online Writing Lab) can help.

Your resume is the face of your job application. It’s an essential document that includes all of your work history along with the various qualifications and skills that are relevant to the job for which you are applying.

Be sure to include: your contact information, education, work experience, relevant skills, and any honors or achievements. Remember to be concise and clear.

On the left sidebar of the OWL guide (link here) you will find buttons that take you through each section of building your resume step-by-step.

It’s important that once you create and input all of your content that you begin to think about the resume design. Since potential employers take less than  thirty-five seconds to look at your resume before deciding whether to keep or discard it, make certain you’re your resume is eye-catching while still being neat and clean.

For more information, click here, and get started on your resume today.