Creating a Resume

The benefits of having a resume are many and most jobs require one, so it is a good idea to have one prepared. Creating a resume can help you:

  • Impress an employer.
  • Prepare for an interview.
  • Build confidence by listing your strengths.
  • Advertise your skills and qualifications.
  • Think about your attributes and how to describe them.

If you’re not sure how to start a resume, we can help! We offer the following resources and services to help you begin building your resume:

Covers Letters

You might feel that a cover letter is just repeating everything that's already in your resume, but really a cover letter is your chance to show more of who you are to a potential employer while personally introducing yourself! Some examples of things you can include in your cover letter are:

  • Why you want the job
  • Key aspects of your resume that you want to stand out
  • Personality traits
  • Your goals as they relate to the job

For more in-depth information, check out our Sample Cover Letter and Writing Tips handout.