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Converting Your CV to a High Impact Resume


Dara Wilson-Grant

Are you considering a career outside of academia? If so, you will need to convert your curriculum vitae (CV) into a resume, and this session will show you how. In addition to learning the differences between an academic CV and a resume, you will learn specific steps and strategies to help you craft a resume that effectively promotes your qualifications in a way that appeals to a broad audience. Topics include: -Describing your skills and experiences in a way that translates across disciplines, industries, and career fields. -Tailoring and organizing your information with the reader in mind. -Choosing the right format, layout, and style. Speaker: Dara Wilson-Grant is the Director of Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development at the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and a Licensed Professional Counselor. With over fifteen years experience providing career management education and counseling, Dara's mission is to help individuals develop a framework for choosing a meaningful and rewarding career path, plus develop the skills necessary for a lifetime of career success.


Lecture/Talk, Panel/Seminar/Colloquium