Cassandra Branham

  1. Common Action Words Used to Describe Job Experience

    Common Action Words Used to Describe Job Experience Accepted Coordinated Experienced Made Recognized Achieved Correlated Experimented Maintained Recommended Adapted Counseled Explained Managed Reconciled Adjusted Created   Mapped Recorded Administered Critiqued Facilitated Measured Recruited Advised   Financed Mediated Reorganized Allocated Decorated Formed Modeled Reported Analyzed Defined Formulated Moderated Researched Appraised Delegated Founded Monitored Retrieved Approved Demonstrated   Motivated Reviewed Arranged Designed...

    Published on Nov 03rd 2013

  2. Digital Footprints: Public Writing and Social Identities

    Mark Zuckerberg claimed in a 2010 interview that we all only have “one identity” (as cited in Mainwaring, 2010). But as we have witnessed social networking sites (SNSs) set up shop across vastly different communities for vastly different purposes, it has become clear that Zuckerberg cannot be right. While there may be similarities found in an individual’s Facebook, LinkedIn, and...

    Published on Jul 02nd 2015

  3. Establishing Your Professional Self: Résumé Writing

    Compiling a résumé can feel like a daunting task. Just like essay writing, résumé creation works well as a process. Before worrying about the format of the résumé and where to place everything in a document, consider beginning by compiling an informal list of past and present work experience and education. Once you have a first draft, look at résumés...

    Published on May 26th 2015

  4. Student-Teacher Conferences

    Make the most of your conferencing experience by being prepared before you meet with your instructor. As an undergraduate student, you may be provided with the opportunity to have conferences with your instructor. Conferences are typically 15–20 minutes long and may be individual or small group conferences. In many cases, your instructor may cancel classes for student conferences. This is...

    Published on Apr 19th 2012

  5. Tips for Writing a Cover Letter

    When applying for jobs, a well-written cover letter is just as important as a well-written resume. While the resume is designed to provide an overview of your relevant skills and qualifications, the cover letter is your opportunity to discuss relevant experiences, connect those experience to qualities and qualifications from the job ad, and to display your personality to your reader....

    Published on Oct 30th 2014