C05-A02 PrepareResumejw

C05-A02 - 9 You are feeling fed up and writing down all your achievement will cheer you up and might motivate you to look fore a better job All of

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PREPARING A RESUME The Right Fit To produces the best “fitting” resume, you need to know about yourself and you need to know about the job you are Appling for. Before you do anything else, ask yourself why you are preparing a resume. The answer to this question is going to vary from one person to the next. Here are nine reasons for writing a resume: 1. You have seen a job advertized in the paper that appeals to you. 2. You have seen a job on an Internet job site that appeals to you. 3. Your or family told you of a job opening at a local company. 4. You want to work for the local company and thought that sending a resume to them might get their attention. 5. Friends you have seen a job advertized internally at work. 6. You are going for a promotion. 7. You want to market yourself too win a contract or a proposal, or be elected to a committee or organization. 8. You are about to be downsized and want to updates your resume to be ready for any good opportunities.
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Unformatted text preview: 9. You are feeling fed up and writing down all your achievement will cheer you up and might motivate you to look fore a better job. All of these certainly are good reason to write a resume, but a resume serves many different purposes. One way of seeing the differences is to ask who is going to read the resume. The Right Mix In some situations you will have a good idea of what the employer is look for because you have a job advertisement in front of you and can tailor you resume accordingly. For others, you have no idea what the employer might want to see. Updating your resume from time to time is a good idea so you do not forget important details. Remember that the result of such a process will not be a winning resume but a useful list of tasks and achievements....
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course LOM 09 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '12 term at Pitt CC.

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