Resume Tips

Resume Tips - * Resume Tips: Format * Only ONE Page *...

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Unformatted text preview: * Resume Tips: Format * Only ONE Page * Balance White Space & Writing! * Use Both Right AND Left Alignment * Align Date and Location on Right * Utilize Bold and Italics Alone & in Combination * Current and Most Significant Items First (funnel and zigzag pattern to skimming resumes) * Use Uniform Division Between Sections * Utilize a Line that Crosses the Page Width * Education THEN Experience * Highlight UNIVERSAL Skills Overtly! * Think Resume Key Search Words * Resume Tips: Format * Name Format: Formal vs. Informal Debate * Use Formal Email Address * Education Section: * List scholarships * Join clubs or honor societies relating to major emphasis and get involved in club leadership/committees if possible. * GPA Ranges: Only include if impressive. * Graduation Date or Student Status: Avoid direct reference to age. You want to be hired on your qualifications. Age provides an anchor that may work against you. *...
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course BUS M 301 taught by Professor Jimbrau during the Summer '11 term at BYU.

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