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Brush Up Your Résumé

Recent grads, it’s time to get your CV in shape.

Graduation has come and gone, and it’s time to find the perfect first job. “But this will be easy,” you say, “I went to a good college! I got top grades!” That well may be, but HR doesn’t care. If you want to land your dream job, you’ll have to polish your résumé till it shines like the top of the Chrysler Building. Top tips from Her Campus: Keep your bullet points short. Put experience relevant to the job at the top. Avoid distracting fonts and layouts. And for the love of God, no typos!