Optimizing Resume Applicant Tracking Systems

Resume Action Verbs

Electric Engineering Summary Statement Sapmles

How To Write a Resume


A unique feature on this site that gives detailed information about many different careers, including technical ones, with trends in salaries and positions in certain areas. Definately worth a look.
Classic job search engine that, while broad, has a nice selection of careers in technical field. Also has a search engine specifically for entry-level positions.

A site with lots of resources, links and job postings for U.S. government agencies. Updated regularly and a partner of Capitol Technology University. Be sure to check here first for information on government positions.

A tool for career exploration and job analysis. 
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Make sure to be careful when exploring this website, to make sure to verify that postings are legitimate. Review this page, Avoiding scams packet, for tips to stay safe during your search. If you have any questions, please email me at careers@captechu.edu.

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Résumé Building Guidelines

Employers give résumés about a six-second review.  Does your résumé get you noticed? Are you getting calls from employers?  If not your résumé may need improvement.


Your résumé is a “working” document so it will change as you move through your career. You should be building on to it and revising it as you accomplish relevant tasks but reviewed at least once a year to keep it up-to-date. Want to get the latest information? Click here Click here

Career Services Series: Guidance for College Students Seeking Employment During COVID-19

By Connie Harrington, Associate Director of Career Development & Employer Relations 

Last week in Part 3 of the Career Services Series: Guidance for College Students Seeking Employment During COVID-19, we addressed how to network virtually and effectively utilize your professional brand to interact with employers.  In Part 2 of the series we covered professional job search materials and how you communicate your message as part of developing your professional brand. One of the basic components of professional branding is the resume.  Part 1 of the series covered the importance of a good resume format as the key to getting your resume noticed.  Part 4  the last segment of our series, will cover virtual interviewing techniques.  


How to Standout To Hiring Managers During Covid-19

What to Do After You Apply for a Job Online


This site offers some nice tips from the folks at CollegeGrad.com.

Job-Interview.net offers a step-by-step interview guide, more than 900 sample questions organized by skill, mock interviews, interview tips by jobs and much more.

Federal Job Search Advice

Category Rating – Does It Work?


This article will help you understand how decisions are made in the hiring process, and how veteran's preference plays into the equation.