Highlighting your most important skills

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• Highlighting your most important skills & qualifications • Pointing out the value that you could bring to the organization • Motivating the reader to offer you an interview Follow up letter: It actually serves two purposes: 1. It thanks the interviewer for taking the time to interview you. This is especially important because they are busy people and it's a nice way of acknowledging that you value their time.
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2. It gives you one final chance to remind the interviewer what skills and experience you will bring to the position. This gives you an edge over the competition for 2 reasons. A) Many candidates never send one and B) It keeps you and your skills fresh in their minds. This can give you the edge needed over the competition to sway their decision in your favor. Since it can have a dramatic impact on the hiring decision, it should be written carefully and with much thought. 9. List 3 key question s in an interview. Describe a situation in which you were able to use persuasion to successfully convince someone to see things your way. Describe a time when you were faced with a stressful situation that demonstrated your coping skills. Give me a specific example of a time when you used good judgment and logic in solving a problem. Give me an example of a time when you set a goal and were able to meet or achieve it. Tell me about a time when you had to use your presentation skills to influence someone’s opinion. Resume Checklist General Layout ___ 1. Use 12-font size letters for the body of the resume text, 14-font for your name. ___ 2. Use a Times Roman or Times New Roman font. ___ 3. Avoid underlining, italics , shading, and fancy graphics. They can interfere with electronic scanning. ___ 4. Bold each category heading (ex. Career Objective ).
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  • Fall '12
  • professoridon'tknow
  • Times Roman, career objective, Laboratory information system, LIS systems, patient specimen identificaiton

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