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Top 5 Resume Mistakes To Avoid

Many students are putting the final touches on their resumes in preparation for iCareer Day and other #SUCareerWeek events. If you’re not on campus, consider using the change of seasons as a reminder to take a look at your resume and get everything up-to-date. Your last step should be to check for these common mistakes before you… Read the full article…


Great Cover Letters: Harder to Write but Worth the Effort

I just finished reading more than 100 cover letters–those of the applicants for a professional position. The experience left me with the feeling that almost no one knows how to write a standout cover letter; and I’m here to help change that. Why Cover Letters are So Important Let’s take a brief look at what you’re dealing with in… Read the full article…


Tips for Landing your First IT Job

Editor’s note:  The following post is by Tracy Tillapaugh, Career Counselor in the Syracuse University Office of Career Services. Before I started to work for Syracuse University’s Career Services office in 2011, I worked as a Technical Recruiter for three-and-a-half years. During that time I experienced many odd behaviors from job-seekers. So, how can you… Read the full article…