ALL Undergraduate Career Services (UCS) events and coaching will be conducted virtually this semester.  Please visit our COVID-19 Update page for more details.

Resumes & More

6 Things to Never Put On Your Resume

Resume

by Vault Careers | May 31, 2016

Some things are inappropriate for a resume, or simply better not to include. Here are some rules of thumb about what to avoid when writing your resume.

1. Personal Information

Don’t include personal information …

By Carol Maldonado
Carol Maldonado Career Coach Carol Maldonado
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Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

Resume

By Jane Heifetz

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.

You know the standard advice. But …

By Carol Maldonado
Carol Maldonado Career Coach Carol Maldonado
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Attn: Class of 2018 and 2019! – Prep for Fall With Our Summer To Do List

Attn: Class of 2018 and 2019! - Prep for Fall With Our Summer To Do List

Follow the Summer To Do List Below To Prepare Before Fall Recruiting!

Gain meaningful summer experience
-Volunteer- give back to a local charity that’s important to you
-Server- you’ll gain valuable customer service skills
-Entrepreneur- launch your own service: landscaping, …

By Carol Maldonado
Carol Maldonado Career Coach Carol Maldonado
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Thank You Letters, Networking and More…

Follow-up

AFTER THE FAIR:

Send thank-you letters via email to each recruiter for companies in which you are still interested. Acknowledge the time they gave you while at the fair and repeat your interest in the company.
Do any follow-up activity

By Trisha Doyle
Trisha Doyle Career Coach and Student Help Desk Manager Trisha Doyle
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Contact & Location

Phone
STUDENT: 812-855-2482
EMPLOYER: 812-855-5317
Address

UNDERGRADUATE CAREER SERVICES
Prebys Career Center, Room 0200
1309 E Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47405