Resumes and Cover Letters

Resumes and Cover Letters - Writing a Great Resume A resume...

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1 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 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 ? REQUIRED for SOM 301 resume 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 (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 Sam Smith 4425 Rainbow Drive 703-823-8729 Fairfax, VA 22025 ssmith5@osfl.gmu.edu OBJECTIVE A database analysis internship at Net Social that will allow me to utilize my advanced skills in desktop applications and database management.
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Resume Categories – Education Be sure to include: Names and Locations of Schools Degrees Earned (spell out name of degree) Major / Minor Graduation Date/Expected
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course SOM 301 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at George Mason.

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