RESUMECL - HOW TO WRITE THE NEW RESUME 1. Keep it brief....

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1. Keep it brief. Two pages tops; one page preferred. 2. Include all relevant information, including companies and dates of employment. Omit street addresses. 3. Speak in terms of specific accomplishments. Use concrete examples; quantify if possible. Use parallel form. 4. Use actions verbs to describe your skills and achievements: analyzed designed improved arranged distributed maintained conducted generated trained 5. Keep it honest. Don’t puff up, coverup, or mislead regarding your accomplishments or compensation. 6. Target your resume for a particular job. Use a word processor to prepare different resumes for different jobs. 7. Study models. Experiment with arrangements. Use as few headings as possible. Consolidate. 8. Consider including Summary of Qualifications at beginning. 9. Make it LOOK GOOD. Quality paper Quality printer White space Standout headings Correct grammar Correct spelling 10. Write it yourself. No one knows you as well as you do. WHAT TO AVOID IN THE NEW RESUME
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2010 for the course GEN 101 taught by Professor Sm during the Winter '10 term at University of Utah.

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RESUMECL - HOW TO WRITE THE NEW RESUME 1. Keep it brief....

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