• Career Column

    Career Corner” Resume tips with Coach Diane

    The RESUME – The sole purpose of your resume is to get you past the first screening and into the interview process. General guidelines exist so employers can quickly and easily find key information on your resume; “According to a study released by The Ladders, an online job-matching service recruiter spends an average of six seconds reviewing an individual resume. The standard thought was that recruiters spent at least several minutes on each CV.”  So we want certain parts of your resume to stand out. Contact Information: Your contact information should be at the top of your resume, centered, in strong font. Don’t make it crazy! This information should include:…

  • Career Column

    Career Corner: Interview tips with Coach Diane

    Editor’s note: The Knight News introduces a new column with professional development advice for students. For each is- sue “Coach Diane” provides students with strategies and detailed tips that give students an opportunity to prepare for internships, entry level positions and beyond. Steps to landing an interview: Resume – Make sure you have an updated resume. It is the first introduction of you to an employer. At this point in your career, as a college student or recent graduate, your resume should be one page. Good resumes will conisist of: Education, Honors, Experience, Leadership and Skills. Add any languages you are fluent in besides English, and any other qualities that…