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Better Food = Better Resume = Better Job

Better Food = Better Resume = Better Job

A resume is like a bowl of ramen noodles. Based on the look and smell we determine how the food will taste before the first bite. Employers look at resumes the way we look at food. Your resume needs to be neat, include the necessary ingredients, and uniquely describe you or employers won't even take a bite. Getting all of that in one bowl can be hard, so here are some crucial Do's and Don'ts of writing a flavorful resume that can set you above the rest.

Why Internships?

Why Internships?

Having internships on your resume sets you a level above the rest. They allow you to build your social network, gain in-field experience, grow and test your knowledge, and learn soft skills that speak volumes to future employers.

Find Accomplishments for your Resume

Find Accomplishments for your Resume

Employers can better understand what your strengths and talents are if you list accomplishments rather than just past employment responsibilities on your resume. Accomplishments can be professional, educational, or personal landmarks. Showing how you made a difference, rather than just what you did can allow you to reap the benefits big time.

The Hacks to Having a Flourishing Life

The Hacks to Having a Flourishing Life

Dave Schramm, known as "Dr. Dave", is an Assistant Professor and Family Life Extension Specialist at Utah State University. He shares his ten happy hacks to have a flourishing life.

Make Your Commute More Productive

Make Your Commute More Productive

If you ride a train, bus, or get a ride from a friend to go to work, there is a way to make the most out of your commute. Your commute can become extremely productive and not a waste of time.

Dressing Right for the Job

Dressing Right for the Job

Knowing what to wear to work can be tricky.It's important to know the proper attire for work. Whether you like it or not, what you wear to work has a hand in the success you have in the workplace.

Why Personality Assessments are Beneficial to Students

Why Personality Assessments are Beneficial to Students

Focus 2, the personality assessment offered by the Career Center, gives students a way to help choose their majors and explore career paths. It also provides insights into who they are as individuals.

Preparing After Applications are Submitted

Preparing After Applications are Submitted

Job seekers know that employment documents need to be refined to stand out in a crowd of applicants, but not everyone prepares for what will happen after these documents are submitted.

How to Jump Start Your Job Search During Spring Break

How to Jump Start Your Job Search During Spring Break

Make a splash in the job scene before you make a splash in the pool during your spring break. If you are still looking for an entry level job or a career after graduation, spring break gives you the time you need to get your job search rolling.

What do Career Advisors Do?

What do Career Advisors Do?

Trying to find a job or complete a resume on your own may be difficult if you are too stubborn to ask for help. A great option to receive such help can come from Career Advisors at the college you attend, and graduates are not excluded from this benefit.