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How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

April 5, 2021

When writing a cover letter, do you find yourself unsure where to start, what to share, or how to format it? The cover letter is your chance to showcase your interest in the position so here are the top five tips from our team of CU Boulder recruiters to get...

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Career Growth Opportunities

Jan. 28, 2021

Happy New Year to our CU Boulder Talent Community! CU Boulder is a terrific place to work and we want you to know about a new program we’ve launched to support the career growth of each of our employees. In addition to one-on-one career counseling services available for CU Boulder...

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The STAR Interview Method

Dec. 2, 2020

As recruiters at CU Boulder, we are often asked for tips on how to prepare for an interview or to provide feedback on how candidates can improve their interview skills. One tip we share is to focus on providing real examples of prior work experience, rather than providing “philosophical” answers...

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Recruiter Tips for Resume Writing

July 21, 2020

Resumes play a crucial role in selling yourself as a candidate. Recruiters and Hiring Committees are looking closely through your resume to determine how your qualifications align with those required by the position. CU Boulder’s team of recruiters has put together “Resume Dos and Don’ts” to consider when revising or...

Tips for interviewing via Zoom

April 30, 2020

Many search processes are taking place remotely-often as live interviews via Zoom video conferencing. With video interviewing becoming more common, we’ve gathered a few pointers about using Zoom we thought you might appreciate. Get familiar with the technology before your interview, not during it. Download the app ahead of time...

What is Boomerang Hiring?

Dec. 17, 2019

In the ongoing challenge to make good, meaningful employment decisions, you should be aware of boomerang hiring.

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How to Nail Your HireVue Pt. 2

Oct. 18, 2019

Part two of our series from our Talent Acquisition team providing tips to help you as you navigate your HireVue or any other video interview.

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How to Nail Your HireVue Pt. 1

Aug. 14, 2019

As part of your interview process with CU Boulder, you might be invited to take a HireVue interview—a self-recorded video interview with prompted questions. Here are five do's and don'ts of video interviewing.

4 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

July 18, 2019

Resumes are your first chance to make an impression in the hiring process. While a good first impression can help boost your chances of being hired, a bad first impression can just as equally hurt them. Here are four common mistakes to avoid when putting your resume together: Poor grammar...

Top 5 Application Tips From CU Boulder Recruiters

May 7, 2019

Our very own CU Boulder recruiters have seen a lot, and here are their top five suggestions for you as you go into the application and interviewing process.