Posts tagged Resume

Do You Speak Resume?

Kate Stuart
December 21, 2016

https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1643-do-you-speak-resume

Your CV is a long and detailed record of your achievements. Education, research, teaching, service — it’s all there. By contrast, a résumé is like a highlight reel. There’s a lot you’re going to have to leave out as you transform your CV into a résumé. And what you leave in will have to be reworded.  See more at: https://chroniclevitae.com/news/1643-do-you-speak-resume

Resume 101 is back for 2016!

Kate Stuart
January 15, 2016

In this seminar led by Dr. Kim Petrie, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés, strategies for turning your CV into a résumé, and tips for clearly and concisely presenting your experience. Then, in a mock hiring exercise, you’ll play the role of hiring manager and select candidates to interview for a job based on their résumé. 

"PhD Career Finder" tool on Versatile PhD

Kim Petrie
July 31, 2015

The Versatile PhD (VPhD, for short, in this blog post) is an online resource and community for PhDs considering careers outside the "traditional" academic faculty route. The Vanderbilt Graduate School is an institutional subscriber to VPhD, so Vanderbilt students and postdocs have access to all of VPhD's premium content. This includes real-life examples of PhDs and ABDs who went into each of the careers portrayed: their stories, advice, inside information about their fields, even the actual resumes and cover letters they used to get their first post-academic jobs. 

Resume 101 with Kim Petrie at CRC Research Skills Workshop

Ashley Brady
June 19, 2015

Kim Petrie, Ph.D., BRET Director of Career Development, will be giving her Resume 101 talk at the Clinical Research Center Research Skills Workshop on July 10, 2015.   Workshops are held each Friday from 9:00 am to 10:00 am in Medical Center North, room A-3210 (CRC Conference Room on the third floor). This is a great time to catch her talk if you have not already. Resume 101

Writing Your Federal Resume: a Virtual Presentation

Kate Stuart
April 14, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Writing Your Federal Resume: This FREE virtual presentation will explain each section of the job opportunity announcement (JOA) in an effort to better inform applicants and to assist them in selecting the right job.  The presentation will highlight a 3 part process to assist applicants in writing their Federal resume.  Attendees will be shown a real JOA and walked through a process that helps them review the JOA to determine qualifications and interest, identify the important requirements and then they will be taught ho

Free webinar about writing a federal resume

Kim Petrie
October 10, 2014

If you are applying for federal jobs, you may want to tune in for a FREE webinar from USAJobs about writing a federal resume.  The webinar will be Friday, October 17 from 1:30-3:00PM EST. More details are available on their website: https://my.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/SpotlightDetails?contentID=470   Registration is limited to 1500 slots and I expect they will go fast, so sign up ASAP!

How to Make Your Resume Look More Attractive to Employers

Rachel Howell
June 27, 2014

Your resume is a bit like your wardrobe… it is what makes your first impression! Depending on where you may be going, you change it to fit the occasion. Would you wear pajamas to a wedding? Or a tuxedo to a football game? Of course not. Nor should you submit a full academic CV to an industry job. Your resume is not a one-size-fits-all document. Make the extra effort to tailor your resume to the job and industry for which you are applying.

Polite Persistence

Rachel Howell
June 24, 2014

At a recent CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic, a postdoc asked us about the correct procedure for following up with an alumnus who had agreed to look at his resume. The postdoc felt the in-person interaction was worthwhile, but the alumnus had not responded to the email. Should he email again if he doesn’t hear anything? 

Third Resume 101 seminar added, Feb 6

In this seminar, you’ll learn how to craft a compelling résumé that showcases your professional skills and accomplishments. We’ll discuss the differences between CVs and résumés, strategies for turning your CV into a résumé, and tips for clearly and concisely presenting your experience. Then, in a mock hiring exercise, you’ll play the role of hiring manager and select candidates to interview for a job based on their résumé. 

CV/Resume Drop-In Clinic Hours are Changing

Kate Stuart
September 30, 2013
Posted in Announcements

Due to Kate Stuart beginning Maternity Leave next week, CV/Resume Drop-in Clinic hours will be amended to Wednesdays, 2-3pm, in Light Hall, Suite 340. Days that the clinic are cancelled altogether include: October 9, October 30, November 13, and November 27.  Please make a note of this. If you are still interested in this opportunity, please stop by on those Wednesdays with your prepared resume or CV. No registration required. For more information, contact Kim Petrie.