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You know yourself better than anyone else Employment officers know the style of the local  agencies You will be more likely to adapt it to different  situations Modify the resume for each job application
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First impressions make a lasting impact. Resume appearance is a reflection of your  professionalism. This may be the most important document of your  career. If you can’t take time to perfect it, what does that  say about your work? The resume is a sample of your technical writing.
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Choose resume grade paper Choose white, off white, ivory, tan, or gray tones  for a professional look.
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Should be neat and professional Generous margins Minimum of one inch on all sides Clear type Use a Laser printer or other good quality printer Balance Text balanced on the page Clear organization Good use of white space Visually identifiable sections Bulleted lists and short lines
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Must be honest Must be completely free of errors Must provide clear specific information Must be free from generalization or self- congratulation
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Is generally one page for new graduates without  substantial experience in the field Can be two pages with special accomplishments  or military service For the Recreation field is different Recreation majors should include all pertinent  experience regardless of length
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Use time as the organizing factor for each section Arrange details, particularly pertaining to  education and experience, in reverse  chronological order Are standard for new graduates without  substantial experience
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Identifying information Job objective or summary of qualification Education Experience Personal information References
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Full name Bold  Several points larger than the text Address with zip code Both home and school Phone number with area code Be cautious of your voice-mail message! Email address
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course ITEC 3290 taught by Professor Dunn during the Spring '12 term at East Carolina University .

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