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1 Writing a Great Resume Writing a Great Resume A resume does not get you a job… A resume does get you an interview. And, putting time and consideration into your resume is one of the best ways to prepare for your interviews !
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2 Resume Categories – Objective Resume Categories – Objective What does an objective do? Clarifies the purpose of your resume Presents a clear statement of your goals When should you use an objective? Always have one in mind! – What is your purpose ? Include it on the resume when it is very targeted specific type of position and/or industry specific skills you offer
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3 Resume Categories – Objective Resume Categories – Objective (2) (2) Some objective writing tips: Be specific Focus on what you will offer, rather than what you hope to gain (i.e. more experience/training) Remember: Everything on the resume should support this purpose/objective
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4 Example of Objective Example of Objective Sam Smith 4425 Rainbow Drive 703-823-8729 Fairfax, VA 22025 [email protected] OBJECTIVE Seeking an entry-level Database Analyst position requiring skills in desktop applications and database management.
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5 Resume Categories – Education Resume Categories – Education Be sure to include: Names and Locations of Schools Degrees Earned (spell out name of degree) Major / Minor Graduation Date/Expected Graduation Date Could also include: GPA (general rule, include if 3.0 or above) Honors / Awards Relevant Courses
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course SOM 301 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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