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Create a Resume / Cover Letter / LinkedIn Profile

Writing, and refining these important career documents and profile can land you strong first impressions with employers and alumni.

Utilize the below resources, as well as the career field-specific resume samples available through the “Explore Career Interests” tab of our site, to create, update, and strengthen your professional documents.

Would you like feedback on your document(s)? Contact the Gateway Career Center (610-330-5115) for details regarding our weekly Gateway & Go Drop-In availability and our Document Review Days that take place each semester. You can also schedule a time to meet with your Gateway Career Counselor, via your Handshake account, to discuss your document(s).

5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Your First Job

Applying for your first job can be intimidating. Luckily, there’s a way to significantly improve your chances of getting hired: including a cover letter in your application whether it’s required or not. Doing so shows a level of professionalism that …

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Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

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Is Your Resume Up to Date? The Latest in Resume Techniques

If you’ve been applying to job after job without hearing back, you’re not alone.

The average job seeker needs to send out between 100 and 200 resumes before landing a position. Corporate jobs are even more competitive, with each opening …

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