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Today’s Task: Tackle your Resume

Your resume is the building block of your career – is it ready for a hiring manager to review? Should you include an objective? Does your education belong at the top or the bottom of a document?  Lucky for you, we’ve got a group of industry professionals ready today to critique your resume, answer these questions and coach you on your way to resume and cover letter success. The School of Communication will host hiring managers, HR professionals and communication specialists from the following companies to meet with you one-on-one to take your resume to the next level.

  • The Daily Herald
  • MSLGROUP Chicago
  • DraftFCB
  • Leo Burnett
  • Questar, Inc. Film
  • Adler Planetarium
  • Jacobson Group
  • Baxter International
  • CNN
  • Turner Broadcasting
  • Gibbs & Soell

Successful young alumni will also share their career journeys and how they transitioned from student to intern to budding young professional. Questions about your future or life after graduation? These alumni will share their tips for success and demystify job searching and career life.

So bring plenty of copies of your resume and we’ll see you at 4 p.m in Regents Hall in Lewis Towers – you’ll walk away with a revamped resume, a belly full of Flaco’s Tacos, newfound confidence for the Career Fair and the chance to win gift cards to Starbucks, Amazon and Nordstrom Rack! We’ll be giving away a Kindle Fire at Thursday’s event – the more events you attend this week, the more chances to win.

For up-to-the-minute Career Week updates, follow us on Twitter at @Loyola_SOC with #SOCCareer.