Résumés and CVs

3 Ways to Stand Out (For the Right Reasons) During the Job Application Process

It can be disheartening to fill out multiple application forms or send out hundreds of CVs – only to be met with silence… The job hunt is so competitive that most recruiters will not get back in touch or even respond …

By Amanda Rose
Amanda Rose
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The Real Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back

Applying to a job (or internship or co-op) can feel like sending your application into a black hole, to hear back months later, if at all. What’s worse is not hearing back after an interview that you thought went well. …

By Kelsey Keefe
Kelsey Keefe Career Consultant Kelsey Keefe
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Ask About It: Do I really need to update my resume

 

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How can I make my résumé fit on one page?

You have probably been told that a résumé is typically a one-page document that highlights your educational background, experiences, accomplishments, skills, and interests. Upon receiving this advice, you may have found yourself thinking, “How am I supposed to fit all …

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It’s not too late to find a summer internship (I promise)!

I know what you’re thinking, “Ana, it’s too late to find a summer internship.” But, hear me out – it’s not! Students are still finding opportunities and recruiters are still working to review resumes and interview candidates. While it you may …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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Can I add this to my résumé?

Have you ever found yourself wondering, “Can I add this to my résumé?” Regardless of whether you’re asking because you need to fill in some gaps or because you’re just curious, I have some good news; the answer is almost …

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Need help adulting?

Do you have questions about life after graduation? Adulting can be hard, but don’t worry we can help!

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM the Center for Career Development is hosting “Beyond UConn, Transitioning to Life after …

By Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto Associate Director, Programming & Internal Relations Amelinda Vazquez Rossitto
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When to “Let it Go” in your Job Search

Searching for full-time jobs for the first time can be an overwhelming process. Not only is it time consuming, expensive, and emotionally draining, oftentimes the process itself feels like a mystery. If you haven’t worked full-time before it can be …

By Emily Merritt
Emily Merritt Career Consultant, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Emily Merritt
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Why your résumé isn’t getting you the interview

There are many make-or-break moments with first impressions. Because your résumé is often the only first impression you have with an employer, it’s important you get it right. Avoid these common résumé mistakes to land the interview!

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Next week is Internship & Co-op Week!

It’s not too early to think about internships! Join the Center for Career Development from January 30th through February 3rd for a week of internship and co-op related events. From an Internship Showcase & Bootcamp to the Internship & Co-op …

By Ana Clara Blesso
Ana Clara Blesso Associate Director, Career Coaching & Experiential Learning Ana Clara Blesso
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