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Resume Worksheet Goal: Complete this worksheet at home so that you may accurately create your own resume in class. Write your answers on the back and/or on a separate piece of paper. If this completed by the next class period you will get extra credit!!!!! If you get your parents to help, you will get more extra credit!! Use the resume on page 2 of this handout to help you. Your resume will resemble the sample resume very closely!!!!! Use it!!!! 1. Your complete name, address, city, state, zip, telephone number (with area code), and appropriate email address (do not include email address with inappropriate words or connotations) 2. Objective—Write a specific objective for the type of job you are looking for. You may find the following website to be helpful: http://www.jobweb.com/resumes_interviews.aspx or http://www.vault.com/nr/ht_list.jsp?ht_type=8. You need to keep in mind the job you chose in the previous class period. You may not be qualified for that job right now, but you can seek entry-level jobs that will allow you to gain work experience in that career field. Word your objective to include this. Here is an example for someone who would like to become an elementary teacher: To obtain an entry-level position in the childcare field in order to utilize my strong interests and skills in working with young people. 3. Education—List the High School you are attending. You need to know your projected graduation month and year and the area you are focusing on in high school. For instance, computers, science, math, agriculture, auto mechanics, etc., your grade point average, the classes you took or will take that will affect the career you wish to pursue, and any honors or activities you have been involved in at school and outside of school. 4. Experience—List all jobs you have held, even if you have only held them for one day, like babysitting for someone. Be sure to include the company name (if babysitting or doing odd jobs for John Doe, write John Doe Residence), the address and telephone number, the date you started and stopped working there, the job title you held (Position: Babysitter), and your supervisor (John Doe, Parent) and all the duties you were responsible for (feeding, cleaning, and entertaining children, answering the telephone, cleaning the home) 5. Reference—Be sure to include the following information for each reference: Name, Job Title, Address, and Telephone number. DO NOT INCLUDE RELATIVES OR FRIENDS. Good references are teachers, coaches, past employers, neighbors, and members of your church. Tracy S. Weber 30033 395th Avenue Bellevue, Iowa 52031 563-872-3053 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Employment Objective To obtain an entry-level position in the childcare field in order to utilize my strong interests and skills in working with young people. Education and Training Bellevue High School, Bellevue, IA 52031 Expected Graduation: May 2008 Area of Emphasis: Business Business Subjects: Keyboarding (35 wpm), General Business I, Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook), Power Keying (Word), Accounting, Creative Ventures (Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver) Honors and Activities: Hardest Working Typist Award 2005, Basketball 2004-2005, Softball 2003-2005, Choir 2003-2005, Honor Roll 2007-2008 Experience Jane and Jim Smith Residence, 1234 Fifth Street, Bellevue, IA 52031 Telephone: 563-563-9632 June 1999 to present Position: Babysitter Duties: Answering the telephone, preparing meals, caring for 2 and 5 year-old. References Jim Handke, Business Teacher, Bellevue High School, 3715 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bellevue, IA 52002, 563-588-8416 Tim Roth, Softball Coach, Bellevue High School, 3715 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bellevue, IA 52002, 563-588-8416 Boyd Card, Teacher, Bellevue Elementary School, 3715 Pennsylvania Avenue, Bellevue, IA 52002, 563-588-8416