This Week in Career Advice: Cover Letter & Resume Tips
What makes a great cover letter and resume? Linda Spencer, assistant director of the Office of Career Services at Harvard University, offers advice on how you can showcase your value in a simple and quick way that will get your interviewer’s attention.
- Perfect your documents
Highlight your accomplishments while keeping your resume to 1-2 pages.
- Use Actions Words and Customize
Use accomplishment statements that start with an action verb rather than descriptions of your role.
Build a network of people you can reach out to when it comes time to start your job search.