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Resume Checklist - punctuation errors& Makes every word count Education Section Section 3& Includes degree(s major and institution&

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Resume Checklist Overall Appearance Makes an immediate favorable impression; easy to read. Looks appropriate for profession. Separates sections for easy reading. Makes efficient use of space. Appropriate use of bold, underlining, etc. Uses high quality paper. Clean and sharp reproduction. Not more than 2 pages in length. Contact Information Section 1 Is clearly presented at top of page. Includes permanent and/or temporary address. Includes telephone number(s). Includes e-mail address. Objective Section 2 Is stated clearly and conveys purpose. Is reasonably short (1-3 lines). Is related to position applied. Organization Presents strongest qualifications first. Presents layout consistently. Keeps related information together. Content Supports and substantiates objective. Does not use full sentences (no I’s). Free from grammatical, spelling, and
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Unformatted text preview: punctuation errors. & Makes every word count. Education Section Section 3 & Includes degree(s), major and institution. & Includes graduation date. & GPA is included if over 3.0. & Includes relevant coursework (no course numbers). Experience Section Section 4 & Includes job title. & States employer location (city, state). & Includes dates for each experience. & Listed in reverse chronological order. & Uses concise phrases with action verbs. & Stresses skills, accomplishments and results rather than duties. Activities/Honors Section 5 & Shows well roundedness. & Emphasizes leadership roles. Optional sections include Laboratory/Research Skills, Research Experience, Volunteer Experience, Related Experience, Computer Skills, and References available upon request (make separate list with 3 references)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course ALS 303 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at N.C. State.

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