Many resources, tips and articles for building a strong resumé
A strong resumé is what is going to get you noticed and get you interviews. Although statistics show the average employer spends only a few seconds initially looking at a resume, in that few seconds they are forming a first impression of you. You want that impression to be favorable, so presenting a resume which is clear, concise and still conveys all the information a potential employer needs to select you for further consideration.
Tools for creating a winning resume:
Cornell Career Services Guide: A helpful guide of information spanning the timeline of your job search. Find tips on resume and cover letters and much more.
COE Career Services provides several templates for resumes and explains the different sections which are usually found on a resume
- Engineering Career Center has a four-section guide for creating your resume including: purpose, parts, formats and samples.
- Optimal Resume is a career management platform available through Cornell Career Services
- Tailoring your resume: in some cases it is beneficial to tailor your resume for a specific job. Dicover why to tailor your resume and how to do it.
- Additional Tips and Articles: find some useful tips for creating an effective resume and read up on current trends and what employers want to see in a resume.