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Creating a R é sum é in Family Connection. 10 th Grade: Resumes. Review. You should now have a completed r é sum é worksheet which has all the information you need to create your r é sum é . What are the major parts of your r é sum é ?

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Creating a Résuméin Family Connection

10th Grade: Resumes


  • You should now have a completed résuméworksheet which has all the information you need to create your résumé.

  • What are the major parts of your résumé?

  • What are parts on the résuméworksheet that were easy to complete?

    • Which parts were more challenging?


  • Learn how to create a résuméin Family Connection

  • Complete a résumé!

  • Learn how to write your objective.

  • Learn how to tailor your résumé to a specific job, college, or scholarship

Résumés in Family Connection

  • Click on the “About Me” tab

Résumés in Family Connection

  • Click on “Resume”

Résumés in Family Connection

Résumés in Family Connection

  • Click on “Add a New Entry”

Résumés in Family Connection

  • Choose the part of the resume you’d like to start with

  • Let’s start with education.

Résumés in Family Connection

  • Add your school, location, current grade level, and other information

When you’ve filled in this information, click “add to resume” and then choose a new heading from the drop-down menu. Let’s go to “Work Experience”

Résumés in Family Connection

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Work Time

  • Spend some time working in Family Connection to get information form your resume worksheet to the online resume.

Your Objective

  • Objective = what you are trying to accomplish

    • Examples:

      • To get a job as an office assistant

      • To get an academic scholarship

      • To be accepted into the University of Minnesota

  • Discover your objective

    • What is a job or a scholarship you may be applying for soon?

    • Write an objective for that job or scholarship.

Your Objective

  • Add your objective to the résumé

  • If you include more than one, you can pick and choose which you want to be printed on your resume at a later time.

Tailoring Your Resume

  • You have pages of information about yourself, but you have to cut it down to 1-2 pages

  • The information you choose to include on your résumé should match the objective you’ve set for the résumé.

    • Example:

      • I’m applying for a job as an office assistant.

      • It’s important that I include my education,

Tailoring Your Résuméin FC

  • In Family Connection, you can click on the information you want to be included on your resume.

  • Click on “Customize Your Printable Resumes”

Tailoring Your Résuméin FC

  • Click on “create a new print format”

Tailoring Your Résuméin FC

Name the resume to remind you which position this resume is for.

Choose the format you like best.

Click on the boxes next to headings and information you want to include on the resume.

Tailor Your Résumé

  • Create a custom printable résumé that fits with the objective of your choosing and save that résumé.

    • When needed, you can print the resume to submit to a prospective employer, donor, or admissions representative.


  • Complete your online résumé in Family Connection by the next class.

  • Print a copy of the résumé with your objective at the top.

Looking Ahead

  • Next class you will have the opportunity to review your peer’s résumés and get feedback on your own.

  • We’ll also spend some time discussing how to build your résumé.


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