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It is a brief history of your accomplishments that you prepare for potential employers. Your resume should be designed with one thing in mind: to get you job interviews.

A good resume can open doors. Your resume introduces you and makes your sales pitch to potential employers. It tells them that you are a first rate candidate and that you deserve an interview; a chance to describe in person what you can contribute to their organization. Once the door is open, your resume serves as a guide for you and the interviewer while discussing your background. It also serves as a reminder to the interviewer about who you are after the interview is over.

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Center for Career Development| About Us
199 Chambers Street, S-342, New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-220-8170|Fax: 212-346-8519
Email: career@bmcc.cuny.edu|Office Directory

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-6pm and Friday: 9am-5pm
Walk-in Hours: Monday-Thursday: 10am-5pm and Friday: 10am-4pm
Saturdays Hours: 10am-4pm on March 7, 21, April 18, 25, May 2, 16

When classes are not in session, the Center is open Mon–Fri: 9:00AM–5:00PM

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The City University of New York

Borough of Manhattan Community College
The City University of New York
199 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007
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