Your advanced academic career has provided you with many sought-after skills needed to transition into a position outside academia. Becoming aware of these skills and how to effectively express them on a resume, cover letter, and during the interview process can lead to fulfilling career opportunities.
Below are resources to help turn your CV into a resume or "industry CV and write meaningful cover letters that complement your resume for a specific job. In addition, don't forget that making contacts in your field(s) or profession(s) of interest is not only an effective way to discover a satisfying job but are valuable resources to help hone your credentials.
Template an easy to follow guide that will allow you to optimize your resume format and content.
When applying for a job, you should always include a concise and tailored cover letter, unless specifically instructed not to do so. Follow the instructions for submission, but also try to find the name of someone responsible for that area, and send him/her copy of your application, too.
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