Two Quick Resume Sending Tips

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Two Quick Resume Sending Tips

Hello everyone - I wanted to write up some quick tips on sending your resume to potential employers. I've noticed a few students making some mistakes this week so I want to make sure I clarify some things.

1. When you send a resume to an employer via email, don't save the resume as "Resume" or "Resume2013". Can you imagine how many resumes the employers get that are labeled like this? It makes the resumes almost impossible to keep track of. Save a resume as your first name, last name, and the word "resume" or "cover letter". You could also just use your last name and the word "resume" or "cover letter" if you'd like.

2. Send over your resume and cover letter in two formats - Word Docs and as PDFS. This way employers can open the file type they prefer.