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New Year, New Resume

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New Resume, Who ‘Dis?

That’s right! The New Year isn’t just about ‘new you.’ Your application materials should also be up to date and reflect what you’ve done and where you want to go. 

How good will it feel celebrating an extended winter break with a completed resume? No need to interrupt your Netflix binge because the hard work will already be done.

Hit pause (on The Queen’s Gambit - have you seen it?!) and review these application resources:
Hiration Resume Builder

Feeling uninspired by 12-point font and Times New Roman? Hiration’s online resume builder can help enlighten your creativity as well as make your resume a stand-out. With the help of an AI tool, you’ll also receive a score based on how effective your content is when it comes to applying to positions. Check out this quick tutorial and these samples to get you started.

Cover Letters

If you’re still writing; ‘To Whom It May Concern,’ you will want to pay close attention to this resource. A well-written and dynamic cover letter can make all the difference in a yes versus no. Ready to refresh your strategy? Here you go!

Personal Statements + Written Work

The two most common essays are statements of purpose and the personal statement for graduate school, fellowships and scholarships. This is an opportunity for you to connect more deeply with the reader and a chance for you to shine. Learn more about what makes a great essay, and where to find writing samples, Essays & Written Materials.

Hiatt Guidance
Looking for individualized or group support for your application materials? Here’s how Hiatt can help: