Resumes & CVs

TYPES OF RESUMES

Learn what a resume is and the types of resumes you may need.

TIPS AND STRATEGIES FOR RESUME WRITING

Have a resume, but not sure if you have the correct format or content? Watch this video to understand some of the do's and don'ts of resume writing

GETTING STARTED WITH YOUR CV

Not sure what a CV is or how to get started? No problem! Watch this video to learn more.

RESUME WRITING ASSIGNMENT FOR REGIONAL CAMPUSES

This video is part of the CCD Resume Writing Assignment for Regional Campuses.

WRITING BULLET POINT STATEMENTS

Bullet point statements can be tricky to write but this video will help guide you through the steps on how to write strong bullet point statements for your resume!

OBJECTIVE STATEMENTS

Trying to figure out if you should include an objective statement on your resume? Watch and decide if an objective statement is right for you!

WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR EDUCATION SECTION

This video will show you how to add UConn to the education section of your resume, including GPA and major.

ADDING EXPERIENCES TO YOUR RESUME

You'll want to include relevant experiences and activities on your resume beyond academics. Here's how!

SKILLS SECTIONS

This video highlights how to include computer skills, specialized knowledge, and industry-related skills to your resume.

ADDING CONTACT INFORMATION TO YOUR RESUME

Watch to learn more about the necessary components of your resume's contact information section.

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

Do you know what a transferable skill is or want to find out more? This video will discuss what transferable skills are, why they are important, and the cycle of developing and strengthening your skills.

CREATING A RESUME IN MICROSOFT WORD FOR PCS

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

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INCORPORATING SERVICE ON A RESUME

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.
Community service and volunteering may be a huge part of your life, but when it comes time to make a resume, where exactly does it fit in? Community service and volunteering may be a huge part of your life, but when it comes time to make a resume, where exactly does it fit in?
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TRANSITIONING YOUR CV CONTENT TO A RESUME

Do you have a CV but need a resume instead? Watch this video to learn how to transition your multi-page CV into a shorter 1-2 page, tailored resume.