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Honestly, Why Are Resumes Still Around?

For job seekers, resumes have always presented an array of frustrating options, from whether or not to use an objective statement or include employment dates, to deciding if disclosing your college graduation year opens you up to quiet displays of age discrimination. 263 more words

Job Seekers

How to Write a Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter is more art than science but there is a method to the madness.

As discussed on a previous article, a cover letter is a letter sent with your resume and portfolio to provide additional information on your skills and experience when you’re applying for a job. 694 more words

Career Advice

An Authentic Cover Letter

Dear _________ Team,

I came across your job post on Indeed and would love to apply for the ___________ intern position. I study Political Science and Literature. 464 more words

A Day of Nerve-Wracking-ness

Hey y’all,

So today, I had two job interviews. Great, right? I applied to 230 jobs in 3 hours this past Sunday… yes, I have a problem. 291 more words

How long does a cover letter need to be?

This post is part of a series which answers your real careers questions. In this post we are answering a question from Robin, an MA Medieval Studies student. 560 more words

Job Search

The Importance of A Cover Letter

When applying for jobs it may seem like you need an abundance of paperwork—resume, cover letter, references, examples of your work. It can be overwhelming. However, these job applications and what you submit can be the deciding factor for whether you land the interview. 377 more words


Career Center Networking

On Friday, April 21st, I went to the Career Center and met with Lisa Knapp. Grand Valley’s Career Center is so helpful for students (and for alumni!) in so many ways; just look at… 259 more words