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Review – Skill Sentences! Back to Basics
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Reminders Cover Letter Critiques Mock Interviews Portfolio Assignment (Due Dec 4)
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Objective To write a good skill sentence, darnit!
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Resume – Feedback Layout and Formatting GREAT! Give good first impression Remember to use job titles Consistency with dates across all sections of resume Content Good use of “ed” verbs Stop with the adverbs! a Diligently, enthusiastically, and with great care watered plants. Bluntly: The skill sentences suck! Let’s fix them!
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What is a skill sentence? Bullet point Starts with “ed” verb More than just duties! Focuses on skills and accomplishments Relevant to the job you’re applying to. Make strong skill sentences to demonstrate what you did. Focus on the action and what you accomplished in your job, and relate it to a skill .
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How to build a skill sentence Waiter Summer 2009 Joe’s Restaurant, Guelph, Ontario. Served customers. Handled cash. How do I make it longer? What did I do? What new things did I learn? What did I contribute? What did I do well? What did I achieve or accomplish?
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How to build a skill sentence Served customers. Handled cash.
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