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Writing Winning Resumes – Marketing Your Professional Self
Student Resource Centre
Student Employment Services
Supports students with their search for
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Source: You’re Hired!” Job Search Strategies for the 90’s.
Planning must be a deliberate prelude to writing.
There are three common types of resumes:
Think about your job-search strategy and make some decisions about current resume technologies.
1) The position you want
2) The key skills that qualify you
3) The benefits or value to an employer
Challenging position with a dynamic, growth- orientated company that will lead to advancement opportunities.
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…to back up your summary statements with evidence
applying for i.e. transferable skills
Management Studies Diploma, Insurance and Risk Management
Major, 2003 – 2005
Grant MacEwan College, Edmonton, AB
Course work highlights: accounting, business law, personal property
insurance, liability insurance, claims and risk management
Field Placement (170 hours): Allstate Insurance
Provided excellent customer service while taking the lead on three client files
Honours: The Co-operators Scholarship
Based on academic achievement and the demonstration of leadership
Co-curricular activities: Planning Committee for the Student Business
Conference. Member of the International Business Association. Student
mentor for first-year business students.
good communication and interpersonal skills
ability to function as a team player and to take initiative
adaptability, flexibility, motivation and a positive attitude
Research, writing and organizational skills
Analytical skills and critical thinking
Communication skills, time-management
skills, flexibility and the ability to set goals
Initiative and leadership skills
ServerOct. 2007 - present
Moxie's, Edmonton, AB
indeed, of interest and supports your professional image
On the human chessboard, all moves count.
Patti Albert, Student Advisor
Room 121, SRC, South Campus
Rita J Kolpak, Student Advisor
Room 7-112, SRC, City Centre Campus