Edinboro is now PennWest University-Info for students and alumni regarding Handshake

Get ready to access more internships, jobs, and career opportunities!

Handshake Account Changes

In mid-July, we will launch the PennWest Handshake site, where you can find student employment, internships, jobs, career events and more! 

 What will happen to my existing …

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Career Services and Resources for Alumni (Valid through August 2022)

The following are only available to undergraduate alumni who graduated within the last 12 months:
One resume/cover letter review by a professional member of our staff. Submit your resume and/or cover letter.
One 30-minute career coaching appointment – topics may …

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The Best Ways to Talk About Your COVID-19 Layoff in a Resume, Cover Letter, or Interview (With Examples!)

Job searching while you don’t currently have a job always comes with worries about how potential employers will look at this gap. Unfortunately, even though it’s unfair and irrational, there are some companies that may discriminate against unemployed people when …

By Heather Krasna - The Muse
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How—and When—to Include Projects on Your Resume (Plus Examples!)

If you’ve completed a project you’re especially proud of, it’s natural to want to show it off on your resume—and it might even help you land your next job. Projects that potentially belong on your resume can come from your …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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Here’s Why You Should Not Include a Picture on Your Resume

In 2020, our communications—even corporate communications—are highly visual. We commonly speak in memes, GIFs, and emojis, so attaching a picture to your resume may seem like a good idea. But not so fast…

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How to overcome common resume and CV stumbling blocks

Andrew Seaman
Editor for Job Seekers & #GetHired at LinkedIn News
Published on August 10, 2020

Resumes (CVs for our friends outside North America) are deceptive documents. Most people believe these materials are relatively simple to create until they are …
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What Exactly Is An Applicant Tracking System (ATS)?

Original Article: Here

After submitting countless job applications without hearing anything back, online job seekers are searching for answers. What they’re discovering is that the software hiring companies use to collect applications is standing between them, a corporate recruiter, and …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development
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Applicant Tracking System – Making A Good Resume

Original Article Link: Here

There are a number of considerations to weigh before deciding on a resume format and template, like your field or industry, depth of work experience, and skill set. Today, job seekers also need their resume to …

By Pete Ostrander
Pete Ostrander Assistant Director of Career Development
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Curriculum Vitae (CV) Samples and Writing Tips

When applying for certain positions in the US, as well as jobs internationally, you may be required to submit a curriculum vitae rather than a resume. A curriculum vitae, or CV, includes more information than your typical resume, including details …

By Alison Doyle
Alison Doyle Curriculum Vitae (CV) Samples and Writing Tips
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After 20 years of hiring, I refuse to look at resumes that have this common yet outdated section (Objective Statements)

Over the past 20 years, I’ve reviewed thousands of resumes, and despite the vast amount of information available on how to write one, only a shockingly small amount of people do it well.

The most impressive resumes concisely and compellingly …

By Christina Moreschi
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