Career Resources and Guides

The following resources are provided to prepare you for your future. From career exploration, cover letter and résumé preparation to job search tips and tools, the ACU Career Center is here to help.

2016 Resume Trends- The New, The Now And What You Must Know

Article originally published on An interesting study was published by Microsoft in May of this year about how our attention spans have changed over the past several years. In 2000 we had a 12-second attention span, and in 2013 a mere eight-second...
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The Waiting Game: Surviving Job Offer Anxiety

Article originally published on Have you ever felt like you totally rocked an interview? You had all your questions and answers prepared, the hiring manager really seemed impressed, and they even hinted at a call back. You wake up the next morning with...
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4 Tips To Keep In Mind When Organizing Your Resume

Article originally published on There has been and most likely will always be discussions over the “best” format for resumes. While there’s no debate over the need to ensure your resume is free from spelling and grammatical errors, the debate over...
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How To Successfully Talk About Failure In A Job Interview

Article originally published on We all want to talk about our successes in a job interview, but employers persist in asking us about our failures. They’ll say, “Tell me about a time when you failed,” or “Tell us about a failed project.” These are...
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5 Steps To Creating A Pitch-Perfect Elevator Pitch

Article originally published on Few people love developing an “elevator pitch” even though they may recognize their need for one and the importance of having a well-crafted one. I volunteer for a group of job seekers who meet every week, and no one...
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