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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).

How Do Employers View Your LinkedIn Profile?

Wondering how your LinkedIn profile factors into hiring decisions?

In a 2020 survey, 67 percent of recruiters said they used the professional social media platform to recruit candidates. Another 67 percent noted they perused candidates’ LinkedIn profiles before extending hiring …

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3 Essential Differences Between a Resume and a LinkedIn Profile

You’ve likely heard that your resume and LinkedIn profile should mimic each other.

For instance, the position titles and years you held them should be the same on both mediums. If they don’t correspond, employers will wonder if you’re hiding …

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I Turned Down a Candidate Because of Their Social Media Presence — These Are the Mistakes They Made

Before Vicki Morris was the CEO of Face to Face Marketing, she worked for another company as their social media and PR manager.

Morris was responsible for interviewing and hiring new employees to join the company’s social team. She found …

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Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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