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1 Résumé Writing • Chem 391 Chem 391 Tech Writing Using Chem Lit Dr. Zimmerman Chem 391 Writing Résumés and Cover Letters Résumé Types and Uses Chronological Functional Combination Curriculum Vitae From “Tips on Résumé Preparation,” American Chemical Society, 1994 (pamphlet).
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2 Résumé Writing • Chem 391 Chronological Résumé When to Use? To show good career progression w/o gaps Want to stay in same line of work Work history includes recognized firms Want to highlight high level of activity Entering job market for first time Where to use? When applying to traditional organizations Chronological Résumé Disadvantage? Weak on highlighting accomplishments or transferable skills When not to use? Irregular employment history Changing career paths If you have changed jobs frequently yet acquired many skills in the process
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