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Unformatted text preview: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 1 Writing an Effective Resume Writing an Effective Resume Louisiana State University Career Services 225-578-1548 www.lsu.edu/career What is a RESUME? Your advertisement Matches your experiences/skills with employers requirements Gets you the interview Way to make you appear unique LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 2 Beginning the Process Plain word document List everything! Education, experiences, projects, activities, career goals, internships, volunteer experience Tailor each resume to match the job description O*Net Companys Job Description Industry Research LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 3 Types of Resumes: Chronological Functional Combination LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 4 Chronological Resumes List experiences in reverse chronological order (most recent experience first) Organization, Location, Title, Dates Brief description of job responsibilities Use Action Verbs & Sentence Fragments Stress what is relevant to the job objective LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 5 LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY 6 Experience President, Student Finance Association, LSU , Baton Rouge, LA August 2005 - present Assisted and worked with students, faculty, and staff on community projects. Set agenda for bi-monthly meetings with approximately thirty attendees. Oversaw the management of a budget totaling $10,000 annually in self-generated funds. Composed and edited letters. Planned and implemented a t-shirt fundraiser and raised 150% of targeted goal for a total of $6000. Served as representative at various university and public functions. Co-op, Trust Division, ABC Investments, Dallas, TX January 2002 - May 2003 Assisted clients with transferring of personal assets. Managed accounts totaling up to $20 million daily. Negotiated business decisions with up to 30 brokers per day. Distribute money among various stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Analyzed financial statements of stocks on a quarterly. Enhanced business relationships with over 20 investment firms. Used teamwork to meet company goal of processing accounts within 3 business days. Enhanced business relationships with regular customers. Head Expeditor, Big Boys Steakhouse, Baton Rouge, LA August 2000 - August 2001 Enhanced business relationships with regular customers. Interacted with customers face-to-face. Resolved customer problems with 100% satisfaction. Helped successfully negotiate a 60% pay increase for hourly employees. Maintained monthly inventory of $150,000 by utilizing the periodic inventory system. Supervised and distributed various tasks to employees. Motivated employees through strong initiative and teamwork....
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course MKT 3401 taught by Professor Jaber during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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