CG_resume - 14 RESUME WRITING 2 0 0 9 Penn State 2010...

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1 4 R E S U M E W R I T I N G Achieved Acquired Acted Addressed Administered Advised Advocated Aided Allocated Analyzed Answered Anticipated Applied Approved Arranged Assessed Assisted Attained Audited Balanced Briefed Budgeted Built Calculated Cared Championed Coached Collaborated Collected Comforted Communicated Compared Completed Composed Computed Conducted Consulted Contributed Converted Coordinated Counseled Created Dealt Decided Defined Delegated Delivered Demonstrated Designed Determined Developed Devised Diagnosed Directed Displayed Documented Drafted Edited Eliminated Enabled Enforced Enhanced Ensured Established Estimated Evaluated Examined Exceeded Expanded Explained Facilitated Filed Financed Fixed Formulated Fostered Founded Gained Gave Generated Guided Handled Helped Identified Illustrated Implemented Improved Increased Influenced Initiated Instructed Integrated Interpreted Introduced Invented Investigated Launched Learned Led Listened Made Maintained Managed Mastered Maximized Mediated Mentored Met Minimized Modified Monitored Negotiated Observed Obtained Offered Operated Organized Overcame Oversaw Participated Partnered Performed Persuaded Planned Prepared Presented Prioritized Produced Programmed Projected Promoted Proposed Provided Raised Ran Received Recommended Reduced Reorganized Reported Researched Responded Reviewed Revised Screened Served Set up Shaped Sold Solved Spoke Strategized Streamlined Strengthened Studied Succeeded Supervised Supported Targeted Taught Teamed with Tested Trained Upgraded Utilized Validated Visualized Won Wrote Ideally your resume should emphasize your strong points while expressing your uniqueness and individuality. There are two basic resume formats to choose from: Chronological Format Present education and work experience in reverse chronological order, describing responsibilities and achievements under each entry. This is the most appropriate format if you have experience directly related to your career goal. Functional Format Your experience is explained under major skill headings, while job titles, employers, and dates are listed sepa- rately. This type of resume is especially useful when your degree or work experi- ences are not directly related to your career objective. Combination Format In many instances, the combination of both the chronological and the func- tional formats may be the most effective. This is especially the case when some past experiences are more directly related to future goals than others. This format allows for experiences to be separated into different categories— related and unrelated—making the strongest impact by placing the most related experiences first, regardless of the dates during which the experiences took place. Regardless of the format you choose,
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