First Impressions Matter
From the first time an alum reviews your online profile to your handwritten thank you note after your interview, you can control how others perceive you. Professional materials that effectively reflect you, your abilities, and your accomplishments will open the door for you to meet and interview with employers.
A resume is often the first sense a potential employer has of you. Present your experiences and skills in a way that captures their attention.
- ND VMock
- ND MBA Resume Template
- ND MBA Resume Guide
- 185 Powerful Verbs to Make Your Resume Pop
- Jobscan is a tool that offers a free trial account to perform an Applicant-Tracking-System keyword and optimization analysis on your resume as it relates to the specific job for which you intend to apply.
- Video: Resume Writing
- Video: How to think about using AI/ChatGPT for your Resume
A cover letter is an opportunity to explain both why you are interested in a specific opportunity and how your skills will translate to the position. Effective cover letters are tailored, well-written, and concise.
Developing professional connections does not only happen at in person networking events or career fairs. Many employers utilize social networking platforms to connect with potential candidates. It is important to build a professional online presence.
Sending a thank you note following an interview or networking conversation can help you stand out. A prompt and tailored thank you can help you leave a positive impression on a potential employer.
Please reference this page for an email signature creator.
An example of the email signature is shown below.
Graduate Business Program students order business cards through Express-Press, Inc. via the Notre Dame Student Business Card Center.
For more information, please review this Guide to ordering business cards..