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Tips for updating my resume

Whether you are just getting into the job market again after a long time at one position or you are pushing forward with a job hunt that feels like it has lasted forever, updating your resume can be the key to landing the job you deserve.

This list will come in handy down the road when you want to ask them to serve as references for your new job search.

According to, “While the weather might be frightful, job hunting can be so delightful.” Patricia Hunt Sinacole of Bostonworks/Monster also advises job seekers to use the late winter months to prepare for a springtime job hunt.

If you have been unemployed for a while and don't have any additional job experience to put on your resume, focus on building up your resume with unpaid work.

Employers like to see that you have been staying active during your time of unemployment, rather than sitting around your house waiting for work to knock on your door.

In this live webinar on May 18, ASTC and Jennifer Thomas, executive director of the Virginia Association of Museums, walked through ways to revamp your resume, including Audience: This webinar and its resulting recording and resource materials are designed to benefit science center, museum, and cultural institution professionals from all career levels.

Presenter: Jennifer Thomas, Virginia Association of Museums Fee: $25 for ASTC/VAM members; $35 for nonmembers.

Your reference sheet should be a document that’s separate from your resume.