Resumes, Cover Letters, Interview Skills Notes

Resumes, Cover Letters, Interview Skills Notes - Resumes...

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Resumes Types of Resumes: 1. Chronological -(most commonly used format) a. Time-based view of career a.i. Reverse Chronological order b. Advantages b.i. Ease of creation b.ii. Shows career progression c. Disadvantages c.i. Gaps in employment can be a red flag c.ii. Emphasizes positions more than skills 2. Functional- a. Emphasizes personal competencies gained from b. Effective particularly in two disadvantage situations found in Chronological resumes c. Advantage c.i. Transferable skills=easily identified by employer c.i.1. Shows functional skills & specific skills Resume Components 1. Name-make it stand out 2. Contact Info-accurate/appropriate 3. Objective-tailor it to position 4. Education-reverse chronological order 5. Work experience-reverse chron. order 6. Skills and qualifications-not too many (be real)
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7. References-not necessary for resume 8. Overall Length- 1 page 9. No “I” in resume 10. Flawless grammar Cover Letter 2 Purposes:
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course MGMT 001 taught by Professor Dates during the Spring '10 term at Howard.

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