Creating a Resume that Tells a Story

A standout resume tells a story of your achievements and does not simply list the duties you are responsible for. Writing a resume highlighting your success may come easy for professionals who have defined, measurable goals. However, if you are working in a role where your impact is ambiguous or not exactly quantifiable, this may be a challenge.Continue Reading

Three Questions to Create a Better Resume

When updating your resume, job seekers seem to default to discussing duties and responsibilities and often neglect highlighting significant accomplishments and relevant skills. One way to combat writer’s block is to start the process by asking yourself self-reflective prompts to help you recall stories that showcase your unique work history. Keep your content focused to ensure you include information that will show the employer how you could potentially help their organization.Continue Reading

What’s up with the federal hiring process?

So you’re interested in being a public servant. That’s great! The federal government can be a terrific place to grow and flourish professionally. It’s also an important way to contribute to both your community and your country. But what’s the secret? And given the current climate, what are your chances of getting a federal job?Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about the UMUC 2018 Virtual Career Fair

Next Wednesday, March 14, UMUC will host its Spring Virtual Career Fair featuring 62 premier employers. Access a list of these employers and what they are recruiting for here. Recruiters are searching for candidates across a wide variety of career areas and locations, so be sure to study this list carefully so you can best plan your time at the event.Continue Reading