RESUME TIPS

FOR AN EFFECTIVE RESUME WRITING

WHAT WILL A RESUME DO FOR ME? 

Enable you to assess your strengths, skills, abilities and experience - thereby preparing you for the interview process Act as a reminder of you to the employer/interviewer after you're done interviewing Be a basis for the interviewer to justify your hiring The ultimate goal of a resume is to gain you an interview!   

TYPES OF RESUMES   

A Paper/PDF Resume  A printed resume for use at job fairs, conferences, «  Should be clean, concise, professional, and pleasing to the eye  Use bullets, bolding, and indentation  Take this resume with you on job interviews, career breakfasts, « An Electronic Resume  A plain text resume for on-line submission  Typically must conform to employer specifications  Use left-justified and space indented formatting  If desired, use ³+´, ³*´, and ³0´ to represent bullets An HTML Resume  Typically includes links to homepage, images, «  Avoid this type of resume  Most people don¶t want an employer walking around in their homepage

RESUME CONTENTS
PERSONAL DATA 
  

(Essential)

Name College and Permanent Address Telephone # E-mail Address and URL (if available)

We advise that you not include personal information regarding: age physical characteristics family or dependent information photograph SS #

RESUME CONTENTS
EDUCATION 
  

(Essential)

Degree and Major Name Of College, City, State Minor, Concentration Special Educational Experiences:  International Programs  Certifications  High School not generally included

RESUME CONTENTS

(Essential)

EXAMPLES OF EXPERIENCES OFTEN INCLUDED: Employment: Full time, Summer and or Part time Activities: College, Volunteer, Leadership or Community Internships/Co-ops Field Experience/Practicum/Student Teaching Research Group Projects Athletics International Study

RESUME CONTENTS

(Optional)

REFERENCES 1. References Available Upon Request 2. List References on Separate Page 3. Omit From Resume. Use Space for Other Information HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS GPA, Academic Honors, President¶s or Dean¶s List, Honorary Organizations SPECIAL SKILLS second language computer systems/languages/software proficiencies first aid, CPR technical specialties and equipment knowledge

RESUME SAMPLES

Clearly Defined Sections

RESUME SAMPLES

Skill Labels

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