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Design, Multimedia, and Web Technologies
A brief document that summarizes your education and training, employment history, skills, and experiences that are relevant to the job for which you are applying.
TO GET AN INTERVIEW The interviewer will ask questions using the information from your résumé. Make sure your details are accurate and truthful.
Twenty seconds is the average amount of time an employer is going to review your résumé In that time, they will determine whether to K eep it for further review or… Toss it!
Edited for proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation Displays a formal tone and format Information is easy to read and understand
Focuses on skills. Uses action words to describe your skills and work experience. One to two pages long.
Contact Information Objective Education Experience Skills Awards, Honors, and Activities
Name Address Phone Number Address Remember … Are your voice message and professional?
Kelsey Ludlow 34 Hollow Street Staunton, Virginia
Specific for each job for which you apply State type of position you are seeking Skills you can offer them in this position
School Name Location Type of Degree (ex. Bachelor of Arts ) Graduation ( month/year) Major/Minor Certificates GPA, if above a 3.0
To obtain a programming positions using my computer design skills. To obtain a job as a sales clerk and advance to a position as a Manager using my leadership skills.
James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia Bachelor of Science May 2013 Business Administration GPA 3.34
Job Title Company Name City/State of Employment Date Employed (month/year) Job Description – Quantify, give skills used and gained, and successes that occurred
List skills that relate to the position List special training or abilities Can be skills from school, volunteer work, church participation, or other training Example: Completed Computer Applications. Training in the use of Adobe Photoshop Enjoy working with children.
Not required to be listed on the Résumé. Prepare a list of three references in case employer asks May list “References Available upon Request.”
Will be informative and interesting to read. Lists job description with a power verb in the definition. Will be formatted to be reviewed quickly. Is perfect in spelling, punctuation and grammar.