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How to WriteThe PerfectResumeWriting an EffectiveResume
What is a Resume?
Resume EssentialsTry limiting resume to one page . This is mostimportant for people with less than ten yearsexperienceUse no less than10for letter sizePrint resume on a laser jet printerUse spell check and triple check for typosUse a readable and clear fontAvoid flashyfonts
Pre-Resume BusinessResearch job informationDesired qualifications, experience, skillsIf the company you’re interested in has a websitebe sure to check it out for their philosophy, valuesand any other pertinent information
Time to Begin ResumeContact InformationJonathon Ray Leeves2120 Howe AvenueSacramento, CA 95828[email protected]Home: 916-386-2525Cell: 916-947-0404Put your name, address, email address, andphone number(s) at the very top of your resumeBold your name
What is your Objective?Statement…that isAn objective statement is the first line on your resumeafter personal informationA sentence fragment with descriptive phrasesandminimal punctuationInclude skills, qualifications and strengths which arerelated to the job you are applying for.Use confidenttone, but don’t be pompous or presumptuousThis is your chance to make a strong first impression!
Objective StatementsAvoid Being Too General:A position utilizing all of my skills, experience and knowledgeAvoid Being Stupid:My goal is to be a meteorologist.But since I possess notraining in meteorology, I suppose I should try stock brokerageBe clear and concise:A position as a copy editor for the Sacramento Bee allowingme to develop my journalism skills
EducationFor recent college graduates and students applyingfor internships, this is an important sectionUntil your work experience is more impressivethan your education, this category should be thesecond section in your resumeOnly include high school if you have not received ahigher degree or taken any college coursesAcademic and scientific professionals typicallyplace education before experience on their CVs

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