Presentation on theme: "A resume is a one page summary of your skills, education and experiences. Think of it as an advertisement…"— Presentation transcript:
A resume is a one page summary of your skills, education and experiences. Think of it as an advertisement…
You only get one chance to make a first impression… How long do employers typically look at a resume? A. Less than 30 Seconds B. 3 Minutes C. 1 Minute ANSWER: A.
Heading Objective Education Experience Activities Summary of Skills References ( Available upon Request)- Have a separate typed page of references
Good Question: Your Resume will change order as your experience changes..(Your primary role today is student and it will be over in the blink on an eye.) Most Young People Use a Chronological Format for Resumes Functional or Professional Resumes are typically used for individuals with more work experience Keep in mind the format used in the example resume
The Resume is your advertisement ( First Impression) Make Sure Your Resume is Perfet!! ( No misspellings) Limit your resume to one page if at all possible No Abbreviations- Denton, Texas Not: Denton, TX This is your time to brag- but tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth!! No graphics- Unless the job is it the that job field Use consistent font and black ink Volunteer experience is relevant- especially as a high school student. It shows work ethic and character- All positives for employers!!
Resume!! Good Luck! Make your resume shine! Take your time No mistakes Use Action Verbs