173: Frequently Asked Questions about Resumes and Cover Letters (w/ Sadie Jones)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're excited to have ex-recruiter Sadie Jones with us to answer the most common questions we've been getting about resumes and cover letters. In this episode we discuss: Why you should almost always stick to a one-page resume How and why it’s important to insert some personality into your resume What work experiences to include and which ones you can leave off your resume How to get help improving your resume  What goes in a cover letter, and why you really DO have to write one Where and how to address resume gaps, bad grades, and other common hiccups Resources: CareerDicta (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta) Resume and Cover Letter Basics (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-12-resume-cover-letter-basics/) Resumes and Cover Letters with an Ex-Biglaw Recruiter (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-111-resumes-cover-letters-ex-biglaw-recruiter/) Avoid these Resume No-Gos (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-127-avoid-resume-no-gos/) Download Episode Transcript: https://lawschooltoolbox.com/lst-ep-173-faqs-about-resumes-and-cover-letters-w-sadie-jones/ If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/get-law-school-podcast-updates/) to make sure you never miss an episode!   Thanks for listening!   Alison & Lee

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