Why You Need a Resume Advertise a product - YOU!
What the Employer Needs to Know Who you are Name, address, phone, e-mail What job you want Objective Statement What have you done Qualifications Your skills/abilities What you can do Pages 15-19 in Career Guide
Before You Write Your Resume Think about all your past jobs, activities, and education
What Goes On Your Resume Header Objective Education G.P.A., Courses Related, Certifications, Employment Experience Skill/Abilities Organizations Honors Refer to pages 15-19 in Career Guide
What Not to Put on a Resume Personal information like your birth date, marital status, religion, ethnic group, gender, or health Reasons why you left your previous jobs Salaries from other jobs Your picture or photo Your references
Resume Ethics 7 Always present an honest & accurate picture of what you have accomplished and who you are Your resume must be supported by your references: instructors, employers, etc Be able to describe in detail all that you put on your resume The consequences of false or misleading resume claims can be serious Professionalism My Space/Facebook
Finishing Touches That Make a Difference Spell Check Grammar Check Have someone else critique your resume Use good bond paper Use a simple font
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