“To Whom It May Concern:” and Cover Letters

"To Whom It May Concern:" and Cover Letters

Lauren McAdams’ article, Is “To Whom It May Concern” Acceptable on a Cover Letter?, summarizing her survey in Resume Companion, shows trends and discusses feedback from recruiters about the impact (or not) of writing “To Whom it May Concern:” in …

By Kimberly Lieb
Kimberly Lieb Assistant Director for Industry and Community Engagement Kimberly Lieb
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How can Career Services help you this summer? LET US KNOW!

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Career Services wants to make sure that we’re supporting you over the summer! Please fill out the survey below to let us know your preferences for how you’d like to receive career help.

https://ithaca.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dhGaNtimoFVghI9

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Top 2 Reasons To Not Use A Resume Template

Top 2 Reasons To Not Use A Resume Template

If it’s your first time writing a resume, it can be hard to know where to start. Looking at templates can help give you an idea of what to include, and the general format, but they should not be used …

By Peer Career Advisor: Lochlyn
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5 Communication Tips for Virtual Connection

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By Jennifer Pawlewicz
Jennifer Pawlewicz Career Engagement and Marketing Specialist Jennifer Pawlewicz
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What to write for the “Skills” section of your Resume by PCA Giulia

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There are two main ones that employers look for: soft skills and hard skills.

1. Hard skills show you’re great for a specific job. Nobody is born with them.

Examples: coding, budgeting, and certified in Microsoft Excel

2. Soft skills …

By Peer Career Advisor: Giulia
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Tuesdays With Emily: Meet with An HR Professional For Insider Insight (VIRTUAL)

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IC alumna and Human Resources professional, Emily Kaufmann, has volunteered to give students tips, guidance, and strategies on 4/21, 4/29, and 5/5, from 4-5PM, via Zoom.  Appointments will be 15 minutes and are an excellent opportunity to get real world …

By John Fracchia
John Fracchia Career Engagement and Technology Specialist John Fracchia
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New Operations for Career Services

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What a week!

We know that this is an unprecedented and confusing time, and you may have a lot of questions about what will be taking place during the next few weeks. Like the rest of campus, Career Services is …

By Jennifer Pawlewicz
Jennifer Pawlewicz Career Engagement and Marketing Specialist Jennifer Pawlewicz
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Help Yourself & Help Others…. Become a PCA!

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Peer Career Advisors learn extensively about resumes, cover letters, interviewing, job and internship searching, networking, etc. These are skills that help YOU and help OTHERS. We give our PCAs extensive training, so you don’t need to come with prior experience! …

By Cheryl Rotyliano
Cheryl Rotyliano Assistant Director of Career Engagement and Education Cheryl Rotyliano
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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

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In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

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How to Build a Resume Website That Will Impress Every Hiring Manager Who Sees It

How to Build a Resume Website That Will Impress Every Hiring Manager Who Sees It

In the gig- and side-hustle economy, you are going to need a website. Generating interest and building your brand online is crucial. Freelance writer Erin Greenwald shares 3 basic strategies to build your brand in an article written for The …

By Kimberly Lieb
Kimberly Lieb Assistant Director for Industry and Community Engagement Kimberly Lieb
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