The end of the Summer Semester is almost upon us! Good luck to everyone who is finishing up finals. Enjoy the short break before the first day of Fall classes on September 4th. The new library will be waiting for you!
Today is moving day here at the library! Furniture, books, and computers are starting to shift back into the newly remodeled area. Look at our Flickr account to see some new pictures of the remodeled (but still empty) library: https://www.flickr.com/photos/88916567@N06/sets/72157644364396217/
Having a professional looking resume is so important when job hunting. Not only do you have to focus on including relevant material, you also have to focus on the little details that can make a huge impact on the quality of your resume. For instance, spelling or grammatical errors would demonstrate to the person hiring that you have an uncaring attitude. So take your time when creating a resume and read more tips at the website below. Please also visit the library and see what material we have to offer on writing a knock-out resume.
It can sometimes be difficult to know what to write in a cover letter. You want to convey how excited you are about a position and how qualified you are for it, but you don’t want the employer to misinterpret it into thinking you are arrogant. The following article states that with cover letters, it is best to keep them simple and effective. They then go on to list items that should never be used when creating a cover letter: http://career-services.monster.com/yahooarticle/worst-things-to-write-in-cover-letter#WT.mc_n=yta_fpt_article_worst_things_cover_le.
The library is also a great resource to use if you need guidance on writing cover letters. There are numerous books on the topic that are available for checkout!