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Job Scan is a web-based service that scans your resume and provides feedback about your content and how it matches to the job you want to pursue. Each student and alumni gets two free scans. Click the link above to get started. 

Need more help? Request a resume review by emailing careerservices@ashford.edu 

Portfolium is your free digital tool that visually showcases your academic and professional accomplishments and experiences. Portfolium allows you to organize and display your projects, papers, and other samples that will demonstrate your skillset to future employers. 

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A resume is a personal marketing tool used to show interest in a job, internship, honor society, or graduate school. Your resume should speak to the specific position or industry you are seeking. In many cases, it is appropriate to create multiple resumes to target different career objectives. Please use the resources below as you build a resume that effectively markets your strongest skills and qualifications.

HOW TO DEVELOP A PROFESSIONAL COVER LETTER AND RESUME

LinkedIn Resources

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional networking tool. LinkedIn can strengthen and extend your existing network of contacts. By having a complete profile, users are 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through LinkedIn

Quick Resume Tips

Portfolium Resources

Cover Letter Resources

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The purpose of a cover letter is to communicate to a potential employer why you are the best candidate for the position based on your skills, education and experience. While not always required, including a well-written cover letter is a great way to stand out from the rest.

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