RESUMES THAT WORK. Metro Community College Career Network Center. Career Network Center Coordinators. FOC – Fayetta Steele 457 - 2202 SOC – Peg Liewer 738 - 4555 EVC – Julie Langholdt 289 - 1416. Objectives. List the advantages of developing a resume
RESUMES THAT WORK
Metro Community College
Career Network Center
457 - 2202
738 - 4555
289 - 1416
Sarah A. Smith
123 South Wood Street
Omaha, NE 68103
(402) 555 – 1234
Cashier May 2002 to present
Super Target Omaha, NE
Questions asked: What kinds?, How?, When?, For Whom?
Recording OSHA regulated documents
Material purchasing and expediting
Prepared weekly field payroll
Responsible for charge orders
Recorded OSHA regulated documents
Conducted material purchasing and expediting
Prepared weekly payroll
Processed charge orders
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska
Pursuing an Associates in Applied Science Degree: Office Skills Technology
Anticipated Graduation: May 2004 GPA 3.23
What are my major and minor GPAs?
Any honors related to my degree?
How is my education funded?
What are my major and minor? What are my areas of emphasis, specialization, or concentration?
What special course or degree related projects may be relevant?
What courses have I taken that are related to my career goals?
With what computer programs am I most familiar?
What language proficiencies do I have?
Any certifications or licenses?
Do I have any on-the-job educational training?
Write your own resume
Make it error free
Make it look good
Be brief and relevant
Use action verbs and short phrases
Edit and edit again
Accentuates your formal qualifications
Appropriate for directly qualified candidates with linear career progression
Often the preferred format
May emphasize candidate’s lack of direct, in-depth experience
Underscores past identity rather than future potential
Opportunity to establish transferability of skills
Not limited to paid employment, widens scope of all experiences
Challenges the standard presentation
May hide background information