The Right Way to Add Skills to Your Resume  

We know that employers are looking for specific skill sets when they are trying to fill open positions and bring on new hires. As you develop new skills for the job that you want, how do you display those on your resume in a way […]

Designing a Resume for Applicant Tracking Systems

By Lauren Beam (’07), Associate Director, Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University You’ve probably heard of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), particularly if you’ve recently conducted a job search or are in the midst of one. According to research by Jobscan, […]

How to Write an Effective Cover That Actually Gets Results

Do you loathe writing cover letters for applications? We do, too! Most job candidates wonder if anyone actually reads their cover letter submissions – and even if someone does read them, you have to wonder if cover letters make much of an impact on the […]

What Should Be On My Professional Resume?

While you were in college, you were told to keep your resume to one-page. Since graduating and gaining years of professional work experience, what does this mean for your resume? In the following video, Tiffany Waddell Tate (’07, MALS ’11) shares her best tips for […]

How To Write Crazy Effective Resume Bullets

By Austin Belcak (‘13) Austin is the founder of Cultivated Culture where he helps people use unconventional strategies to lands jobs they love along with salaries they deserve. Most recently, he’s helped people get hired at places like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, and […]

Mind the Gap: Resume Tips for Re-entering the Workforce

By Lauren Beam (’07), Associate Director for Mentoring and Alumni Personal & Career Development, Wake Forest University I’ve worked with many Wake Forest alumni who have had gaps in employment on their resumes for a variety of reasons: caring for children/family/aging parents, personal health issues, […]

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