Career consultant Ryan Cashman, Tesla recruiter Gabriela Avila and Chicago Cubs recruiter Bradley Nagel are hosting a resume and cover letter workshop from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday in Fell Hall Room 148.

The School of Communication Promotions and Development Team is hosting the event and would like students of all majors to come and learn from current business professionals.

The event is being hosted in order to help students develop proficient, cutting-edge and constructive writing skills that boost their hirability in the modern job market.

The speakers will focus on not only the importance of resumes and cover letters, but online profiles such as LinkedIn as well.

For this event, no RSVPs are needed. However, it is vital that attendees bring a laptop, a resume and three printed job descriptions that either interest the student or are current applications where they are looking to apply.

This event will benefit students from all backgrounds as the skills needed to formulate, craft and design a resume, LinkedIn profile or cover letter are necessary skills in any career.

Cashman, an Illinois State University alumnnus, is just one of many Communication graduates who has a life-long passion for job searching and professional branding. For five years, he worked as a career consultant and enabled people to attain jobs from the fields of creativity to those in technology.

When he was a student at Illinois State, Cashman became a three-time national champion on the Speech and Debate Team. For after-dinner speaking, he became a 10-time national finalist. He earned his master’s from ISU and worked as a speech coach during his time here. Eventually, his work enabled the Speech and Debate Team to reach a top five ranking within the United States.

ANASTASIA GUSTAFSON is a News Reporter for The Videtter. She can be contacted at ajgusta@ilstu.edu. Follow her on Twitter at @AnastasiaGusta9


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