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RESUMES AND COVER LETTERSChapter 12
SCENARIO: You work at a big company that employs engineers from all departments. We are looking to hire three interns this summer. We are open to any type of engineering, but we want impressive, well-rounded students. Your boss forgot about the deadline and now there are hundreds of resumes to get through. Your team has 12 minutes to go through this pile of 20 resumes and decide on ONE to bring in for an interview.***Pretend all will be graduating in 2020/2021 (these are out of date, my apologies).
HOW MUCH TIME DO PEOPLE SPEND LOOKING AT RESUMES?According to a study by TheLadders, an online job-matching service, recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing an individual resume.
FORMATTING THE RÉSUMÉ Use distinctive headings and subheadings. Use bullet points – not complete sentencesUse good action verbsWARNING: Avoid being overly complex or using decorative formatting.
THE RESUME: COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONSDo not include your high school.

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