Steps to writing a resume

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Steps to Building a Great Resume (C.V)
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Who are you to potential employers? Define your image 5 Steps to a resume Step 1. Conduct a self-assessment Personal experience review Achievement inventory and skill identification
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Step 2. Select the most appropriate resume format Most common resume formats are: Chronological: jobs and education are listed in reverse chronological order, i.e, most recent first. Functional: highlights the qualifications, skills and related achievements with little emphasis on employment dates
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Step 3. Write a first draft of your resume Use action verbs to strengthen description of your experiences Describe your experience in terms of what you accomplished (verb tense should be in the past – consistently in the resume)
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Write a first draft of your resume Make it clear: eliminate the pronoun “I” and do not use full sentences Avoid introductory and wind-up phrases such as “My duties included. .” List achievements whenever possible, rather
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BUS 401 taught by Professor Terrywilson during the Spring '11 term at Solano Community College.

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