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Resumes and CV Writing

Resume and Curriculum Vita (CV) Writing

Resumes and curriculum vitaes (CVs) are typically how you introduce yourself to employers. As such, they are essential components of your job search.

Resume/CV Writing in Three Easy Steps
Utilize this step-by-step guide for building an effective resume or CV:

Tips to avoid the biggest resume and CV mistakes:
  • Do not use tables or text boxes in your resume or CV – those formatting elements are incompatible with most ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems). Many online resume-building templates use templates and text boxes – try to avoid them.
  • Learn the Top 15 Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Resume Critique

Once your resume is composed, have it critiqued by Career Development.

We will perform a thorough review of the content and the format, making suggestions to strengthen your document, within three business days of submission.

Email your resume or CV to careerdevelopment@tesu.edu in a Word or PDF format (Word format is preferred).

Toni M. Terry, BA

"I am 67 years old, soon to be 68, and to be able to say I did this at this day in my life is just gratification for my own self."

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