Resume Resources

Learn how to make resumes that will impress employers 

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Did you know recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds looking at a resume? This is why it’s essential to create a professional, easy-to-read, well-formatted resume that gives you a chance to make a solid first impression.

Also, increase your chances of standing out from the crowd by ensuring that EVERY resume you submit is tailored to the:

  • Role
  • Industry
  • Organization

How do you put your best resume forward? The Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre (BCC) has you covered. Check out the below resources to help you tackle resumes.

Ways to get started

Self-guided toolkits designed for UBC Sauder students

Resume Toolkit

Resume Toolkit

Learn what to include in your resume, how to format it effectively, and frame your experiences compellingly tailored to the role, industry, and organization you’re applying to.

This toolkit also provides a resume template and checklist to help you get started.

Access on COOL

CWL login is required to access all Toolkits.
Access additional Career Toolkits on other career-related topics like how to set SMART goals, cover letters, and interviews on COOL.

Additional Resources


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The BCC provides all UBC Sauder students free access to CaseCoach, the world's #1 case interview prep platform created by former McKinsey interviewers and headhunters.

Along with courses to teach you the essential skills for case interviews, CaseCoach includes a Resume Course. Learn more about CaseCoach.

LinkedIn Guys Masterclass: Bonus Resources

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Interested in using ChatGPT for your resumes and cover letters but don't know where to start? Check out the LinkedIn Guys Masterclass: Bonus Resources, which includes:

  • "How to Use ChatGPT to Develop Tailored Application Materials"
  • "ChatGPT for Job Applications Next Steps"

Access the LinkedIn Guys Masterclass for free from the BCC by enrolling, creating a new account and completing your purchase with a 100% discount coupon automatically applied at checkout.

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LinkedIn Learning

Enhance your skills with LinkedIn Learning to help you achieve your goals. All degree-seeking UBC Vancouver students have access to LinkedIn Learning, where you can build skills, browse career ideas, and achieve your personal goals. Register to access over 16,000+ free courses covering topics such as optimizing your resume for applicant tracking systems, effectively highlighting your experiences, and more.

Have questions?

Stop by Drop-in to chat with the BCC’s team of Career Peer Advisors.

When: Weekdays during the term, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Where: CPA Hall, outside the BCC

Or, book a coaching & advising appointment on COOL for personalized 1:1 support.

Book on COOL

(CWL login required)

Navigate Your Career Journey

Trying to figure out what type of work interests you? Or maybe you’re wondering what resources can help you achieve your goals? No matter where you are in your unique career journey, you can use our career development model to help navigate your personal and professional goals at UBC Sauder and beyond.

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