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					Writing Resumes

    “Your Key to the Future”
          Purpose of a Resume
             A Resume’s Objectives
   Sell Yourself
   Be an Attention-
    Getter
       In a good way
   Get What You Want
       They get what they
        want
Things to Remember
   Humans read: left to right and top to
    bottom.
   Only write necessary words.
       Keep it simple and clear.
       Always tell the truth.
   Who will be reviewing your resume?
       What do they want to see?
Typical Resume
   Standard Size Paper, 8 1/2 by 11
   Quality Paper
   Paper Color Should Be in the White Family
   Usually 1 to 2 pages

The previous may vary depending on how
  creative one needs to appear.
Format
   Balance the page
       Use bullets to avoid blank areas
   Have good identity section
       Change messages for contact opportunity
   Objectives
       Short and Long Term
Format Continued
   Education
       Do you have your degree yet?
   Professional Work Experience
       What did you gain?
   Activities
   Separate Reference Page
Resume Examples
   Text Book pages 451-
    462
      Great Examples

      More Helpful Hints

   Text Book pages 475-
    480
      Things to Avoid




   The internet and library
    can also provide great
    sources.
            Class Discussion
   Why is a resume important?
   Why should you learn to create a
    resume?
   Where could one receive help in
    improving their resume writing skills?
Resume Writing Overview
   Employee vs. Employer - Keep needs in mind
   A resume’s importantance
       The future lies ahead
       First impressions can make or break
   Assignment: A completed professional
    resume is due tomorrow!!!

Alsond, tomorrow we will trade resumes for
  critiquing and improving.
Good Luck on a Winning
Career!!
       Remember to always
proof read and ask for suggestions.

				
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