10-Resumes - Writing,speaking,resumeskills First,for510sec...

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Writing, speaking, resume skills
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Your resume is attended to… First, for 5-10 sec. Next, for 2 minutes Next, you are called to interview Your resume is then studied before you  arrive Your resume gets and then supports an  interview
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Resume tips Put ALL of the contact information in one place One page. If more is needed, treat it like an appendix Don’t lie, not even a little. First, getting caught will kill your job prospects (if  it’s important, you will be asked) Second, it’s often easy to tell Add topics from this course in the “skills” section.
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Contact info Michael Buckley  –  applying for the position of Supreme Overlord 137 Bell Hall, Buffalo, NY 14224 [email protected]   /  716-645-4729  Please contact me for references or additional information. Facebook? Really?
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Skills:  software development, requirements  specification, incremental methods, software project  management, testing. Programming experience:  Java, C++, Visual Basic,  many more. Most structured, object oriented, and  visual languages. Event- and error-driven  programming. Embedded systems.  
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Education:    Leave nothing out – GPA,  additional degrees, awards, honors
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Make experience easy to read Experience – Two Columns, by Position Cater the resume  toward the position Don’t make the person hunt for  the relative info Position 1 Company 1 Experience Company 2 Experience Company 3 Experience Position 2 Company 4 Experience Company 5 Experience Company 6 Experience
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headings Contact Info and Objective Education awards Skills from this class communications and teaching skills personal (like languages) Experience (targeted) Publications, Patents, Awards Professional Affiliations Relevant Personal Information - citizenship status, security  clearances 
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Some real resume items “Physical appearance: Outstanding” “Independently wealthy” “Writting skills excellent”  … honestly, not made up “Computer Experience: IBM, Dell, Gateway, Compaq, Toshiba, Sony,  Xbox, PS3, Guitar Hero” “Programming Languages: HTML 1.0, HTML 2.0, HTML 3.0…” "Achieved Level 60 on World of Warcraft" …. included confetti ….
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50 Worst of the Worst (and Most Common) Job  Interview Mistakes http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ 1. Arriving late. 2. Arriving too early. 3. Lighting up a cigarette, or smelling like a cigarette. 4. Bad-mouthing your last boss. 5. Lying about your skills/experience/knowledge.
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