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Writing The Effective Resume


Writing an effective resume

Writing An Effective Resume

  • What information should be in a resume?

  • Characteristics of a successful resume.

  • Functional or Chronological.

  • Scannable resume.


What information should be in a resume

Identify Yourself

Education

Continuing Education

Work or Professional Experience

Volunteer Experience

Activities

Computer Skills

Professional Associations

Optional Sections

  • Objective

  • Special Skills and Abilities

  • Reference Statement

What Information Should Be In A Resume?


Characteristics of a successful resume

Characteristics Of A Successful Resume

  • Focuses on skills. Uses action words to define the

    responsibilities of your job-related experience.

  • Easy to read and understand.

  • Visually powerful and free of gimmicks.

  • One page, or at most 2 pages long.


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  • Must always be 100% truthful.

  • Contains no inappropriate personal information.

  • Produced on a computer.

  • Data presented in chronological order (unless functional).


Resume faux pax

Resume Faux Pax

  • Typos and Grammar Slips

    • “Great attention to detail.”

    • “Proven ability to track down and correct erors.”

    • “Am a perfectionist and rarely if ever forget etails.”

    • Accomplishments: Completed 11 years of high school.”

    • Don’t use “I” or “me”


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