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.
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|
VMock, a 24-7 online resume-review tool, leverages data-science, machine learning, and natural language processing to provide instant personalized feedback on your resume based on criteria gathered from employers and global best practices. Poole undergraduate students can begin their resume evaluation by going to Vmock and using your ncsu.edu email address to create an account.
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.