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.

 

  • Network
    Build a network of people you can reach out to when it comes time to start your job search.

 

 

About Author

InsuranceJobs.com

Looking for a new insurance job? Sign up for a free job seeker account at InsuranceJobs.com to access the newest and freshest opportunities available. Your personal job seeker account is packed with tons of features to help you find great positions, manage your resumes, and set up email notification alerts. Get started today!

Share