Resume Writing and Cover Letters
The first tool you need as you begin your job
search is a well-written resume. This is an
employer’s first impression of you. The following are some tips to consider:
- Recruiters look at your resume for 6 seconds.
Include your contact information with a professional email address (not email@example.com).
Put your SMC education, including your major (and GPA only if 3.25 or greater).
Have a detailed skills summary relevant to the job you are applying for.
Include work, volunteer experience.
Browse templates for ideas to stand out.
Resume Tip Websites
Resume Writing Guide
It has all that you need to write a resume that gets noticed. Samples of resumes even by industry!
Cover Letters and Why They are Important