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RESUME & INTERVIEW PREPARATION

The Office of Career Services provides assistance reviewing resumes and preparing for interviews.

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PREPARE: RESEARCH THE COMPANY, RESEARCH QUESTIONS TO ASK & TO ANSWER

Employers are interested in candidates who ask intelligent questions and make intelligent comments based on what they have learned from researching the organization. Learn as much as you can beforehand. Know the company’s products and services, profit margin, management, culture, dress code and anything else you can think of. Good sources for research are the company website, internet resources, and informational interviews. O’NET offers a wealth of information about specific occupations.

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DRESS PROFESSIONALLY FOR PROFESSIONAL JOB INTERVIEWS

DRESS FOR SUCCESS – MEN

DRESS FOR SUCCESS – WOMEN

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PREPARE FOR THE INTERVIEW – PRACTICE

INTERVIEW BASICS

INTERVIEW TYPES

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RESUME/CURRICULUM VITAE PREPARATION

RESUME, CV & COVER LETTER GUIDE

BRIEF RESUME TIPS

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Linkedin PROFILE DEVELOPMENT

Linkedin Stage 1 Personal Branding with Social Media

Linkedin Stage 2 Building a Strong Linkedin Profile

LinkedIn Etiquette

Linkedin Networking Helpful Videos

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POST RESUMES ON COLLEGE CENTRAL NETWORK (CCN)

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VETERAN CAREER RESOURCES

Search Companies Hiring Veterans

Contact your regional Warriors to Work Specialist, Jennifer Jelliff-Russell, for more information at jjelliffrussell@woundedwarriorproject.org

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OTHER HELPFUL LINKS

QUINTESSENTIAL CAREERS – Online website providing information about entry-level and executive resumes/job search, personal branding for the job search, and more.

Dress for Success Graphic

http://career.utk.edu/CS/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Dress-for-Success-Handout.pdf

Interviewing Guide

http://career.utk.edu/CS/wp-content/uploads/pdf/Job-Interview.pdf

Veteran Resumes

http://career.utk.edu/students/veterans/

Videos on various topics: (elevator speech, resume and interview preparation, and changing careers)

Suggested Career Videos on Social Media

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ASK FOR HELP FROM CAREER SERVICES

Career Services is available to assist you with resume revisions.  Career Services drop-in hours are typically 3 – 4 pm most weekdays for a quick 15 minute resume review.

Additionally, the Tutoring Center Tusculum Tutoring Center located on the third floor of the Thomas J. Garland Library offers resume writing assistance.

To schedule an appointment (in person or by phone) for further help, please contact Robin E. Lay at rlay@tusculum.edu or call #423.636.7447.