Class 3 - Resume Part 1

Class 3 - Resume Part 1 - BGMT 367 Building Your Resume...

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Unformatted text preview: BGMT 367 Building Your Resume Part 1 Section 0401 2 Agenda Clip of the Week Activity Purpose of the Resume Key Components of the Resume Dos & Donts Looking Ahead Fine Tuning Your Resumes Content 2 3 Straight down in a column, make a list of everything youve done since starting your post-high school career for example: Jobs Summer Jobs & Internships Fraternities / Sororities Clubs & Organizations Sports Teams Religious Groups Volunteering Awards won & recognition received (Deans list, project or competition winner, etc) Special skills or certifications As we go through class assign a bucket to each with a capital letter in the margin Class Activity 3 4 Now that youve done an analysis of your skills and strengths, its time to make your resume! Employers spend about 15-30 seconds on each resume make your resume stand out A good resume is clearly balanced you have something to write to in each section A strong resume has content in each section If you dont have content in some of your sections, that tells you what you need to work on before going out to get that next internship or job Format is key Do you have all of the key components? Is it structured the right way? How much white space do you have? Is it un-boring? Formatting is key Did you use bold, italics, and underline to your advantage? Does it read well? No more than one page Pay attention to detail Proofread, proofread, and proofread again! First Impressions are Everything 4 5 Resumes Side by Side 5 XXXX Current Address: XXX Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802 Phone (203) 555-8190 Permanent Address: 153 Keeler Drive XXXX Phone (203) 555-3492 Email Address: giaconte@jmu.edu OBJECTIVE To obtain an internship in a consumer-based industry that will utilize and augment my current skills in marketing information systems. EDUCATION James Madison University Harrisonburg, Virginia University of Antwerp, Spring 2004 Antwerp, Belgium Expected Graduation Date, May 2006 Major: Marketing; Concentration in Marketing Information Systems and European Business Participant, James Madison University Honors Program, Fall 2002-present Cumulative GPA: 3.649 Major GPA: 3.707 WORK James Madison University Recreation (UREC) Harrisonburg, Virginia EXPERIENCE Promoted to Service Assistant from Practicum position...
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Class 3 - Resume Part 1 - BGMT 367 Building Your Resume...

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