Communicating your story through writing is a key component of your career search.
Clearly articulating your past accomplishments while capturing where you’re going will strengthen your job applications. Your resume and cover letter should target a specific company and function, and your LinkedIn profile should highlight your strengths and accomplishments.
Considerations for Resumes, Cover Letters, and ChatGPT
ChatGPT and similar AI tools can be useful for job seekers, but students should consider the limitations of these tools before using them. While using ChatGPT for inspiration and language support can be helpful, students should be aware of inaccuracies, misrepresentations, and potential lack of authenticity when relying too heavily on the tools to represent themselves to potential employers. Bring your own voice, heavy edits, and a clear sense of judgment to anything ChatGPT produces. Given the evolving nature of AI-powered language models, UC Berkeley recommends staying on top of the ethical and practical considerations by following updates provided on this website.
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