It doesn’t matter if your resume is already perfect or barely begun, we can review it for you. Let us help you avoid these common resume mistakes:
Your resume is the same one you use for all applications. The best resumes are targeted to the job for which you are applying. We can help you target your resume.
Your resume doesn’t survive the 7-second scan. If your resume doesn’t show what the employer is looking for in 7 to 30 seconds, you may miss out on opportunities.
Bad grammar and misspellings! Let us be another set of objective eyes to keep this document error free.
Lack of detail. You state you are hard-working (and it’s true!) but what do you think lazy people put on their resumes? Strengthen your resume with evidence of your skills.
The Career Development Office offers personal one-on-one career coaching to any current student or near-term alumnus of WSU Tri-Cities. Services are free, comprehensive and confidential. While we can accommodate some drop-in appointments, most will be seen by scheduled appointment. To schedule an appointment, simply:
visit us in Floyd 140 and talk to one of our staff.
Cover Letter Help
A great cover letter entices the employer to look at your resume and tells your story in a way that brings value to your application. Our simple, effective approach to cover letters will keep you from giving irrelevant information or simply repeating your resume.
What do you say when the interviewer asks, “What is your greatest weakness?” or “Tell me about yourself.” There are positive ways to answer these and other difficult questions that avoid the pitfalls into which many fall.
We can prepare you with interview strategies and then put you through a mock interview to practice your skills!
Not sure what major to pursue? Not sure what career to pursue with the degree you are earning? Let us help. With online resources and assessments, we can help narrow your search and supply you with strategies to position yourself for the career marketplace.