Career Resources Guide
The Career Resources Guide is a comprehensive resource packed with easy to read information on career preparation topics such as writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, networking, interview preparation, making the most of a career fair, dining etiquette, and more. We call it our career prep playbook. Use the contents sections below for guidance.
NEW – Resume & Cover Letter Style Guide
The Poole College of Management Resume & Cover Letter Style Guide is our preferred resource for creating or improving your current resume and writing a cover letter to submit to an employer. The guide will teach you how to successfully market your skills and qualifications to employers and help you design a resume and cover letter that will land interviews. Within the guide, you will find an overview of how to construct your resume and cover letter, samples of both, easy-to-use resume and cover letter templates, and a full list of power verbs to assist you in describing your accomplishments.
Career Resources Guide: Resumes and Correspondence
|Resume Sections||Correspondence Sections|
|The Art of Writing Resumes||Cover Letters|
|Resume Content Guidelines||Thank You Letter|
|6 Keys to Creating a Targeted Resume|
|Resume Power Verbs|
|Resume Evaluation Form|
In today’s job-search culture, a LinkedIn profile is an essential part of your online brand. You can also use LinkedIn to find jobs, maintain contact with past employers, co-workers, fellow classmates, and networking contacts. After you build your profile, let a Poole career coach review it to offer feedback. Use the LinkedIn profile checklist for college students to get started.