Your resume can be the difference between getting an interview or ending up in the reject pile. In today’s competitive job market, simply "listing experience" is not good enough. You need an optimized resume.
Here are a few ways you can use the UA Alumni Career Lab to get the help you need.
Attend virtual coaching hours
Every month we host Ask an Expert — a quick, free way to get advice from a career expert. Use these sessions to get your resume reviewed, LinkedIn profile critiqued or discuss job search strategies during 10-minute text based chats.
See upcoming sessions.
Speak to an adviser on the Wildcat Career Network
If you are not already on the Wildcat Career Network, you should be. This platform connects you with experienced alumni in an industry you’re interested in. You can search for a specific set of skills, job role, company and many more attributes. Choose to have a resume review, mock interview or a career conversation with someone who’s been there.
Find out more and join.
Connect with an alumni career coach
Get advice from UA alumni who write resumes for a living. We have a list of alumni who have career coaching, resume writing and personal branding services. The best part? They offer discounts for UA alumni!
See the coaches here.
Watch one of our webinars on resumes
Our extensive webinar library covers a range of a career topics, each giving you actionable tips you can use right away. On-demand webinars are normally only available to UAAA members, but here are two freebies that cover resumes:
The U of A’s Student Engagement & Career Development has extensive online resources available to students and alumni. Go to their Resources & Tools page to access resume and cover letter templates, tips on how to research companies before an interview and many more resources that cover a wide range of career-related topics.