Making a positive impression on potential employers is a crucial part of the job hunt. A traditional resume and cover letter may no longer be sufficient, especially when hiring managers and human resources personnel receive hundreds, perhaps thousands, of them on a regular basis.
The process of receiving attention for your resume can be even more uncertain if you are a new college graduate. How can you be expected to have the wealth of work experience that some companies establish as a prerequisite? How can you stand out and show potential employers that you are well worth interviewing?