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Preparing for your Search

Every communication counts when you are contacting a potential employer. Whether it’s a resume, cover letter, or email—be sure to do some research first. To be eective, you need to demonstrate your knowledge of who they are and/or what they are looking for. You also need to know enough about yourself and what you’re looking for that you can present your skills, interests, and/or goals in a way that’s relevant to your audience.

General, impersonal, or one-size-fits-all documents aren’t going to make the kind of impression that gets you to the next step. Take a look at the resources provided below for more information on how to make sure you are prepared for your job search process.

Resumes
Cover Letters
References
Portfolios
Communicating Essentials