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Preparing your Resume

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by Mary Lastra on 30 September 2013

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Transcript of Preparing your Resume

Name
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Address
Phone
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Education
Brainstorm the Pieces
Identifying Information
Honors & Awards
Certificates
Degrees
Volunteer
Work
Experience
Organization
What type is right for you?
Chronological
Functional
A functional resume is organized by skills and qualifications. This is the right type of resume for you if you answer yes to most of the following questions:
Are you changing careers?
Have you had gaps in your employment history?
Does a chronological resume do a poor job of highlighting your most significant skills and qualifications?
A chronological resume is organized by date with your most recent experience first. This is the right type of resume for you if answer yes to most of the following questions:
Does your employment or educational background demonstrate a progression of increasing skill or responsibility within your chosen field?
Would you like to highlight your most recent accomplishments?
Are you looking for a job consistent with your education and employment history?
Preparing your Resume
Think of your resume as "an artfully shaped explanation of your life."
(VetSuccess.gov)
Some ideas about formatting
Identify your Skills
Think of the qualities you have that match those needed for the job you'd like to have.
Review your education and experience.
Think about all areas of your life.
Brainstorm skills you possess.
Email
Document your Accomplishments
Think of accomplishments as evidence of your skills.
What problems have you solved?
How did you solve them?
What were the results?
Use strong verbs to describe your skills and accomplishments.
Don't be repetitive.
Choose those statements that best fit the job you'd like.
Write Strong Action Statements
Look at sample resumes.
Select a format that appeals to you.
Be daring; experiment with the layout.
Five Student Resume No No's
by JobBound
Purdue OWL Job Search Writing
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/6/
VetSuccess.gov Resume and Cover Letter Tips

http://www.vetsuccess.gov/resume_cover_letter_tips
Bing or Google image search: sample resumes
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=resumes+for+college+students&qs=n&form=QBIR&pq=resumes+for+college+students&sc=0-0&sp=-1&sk=
Internet, YouTube, eBook search: resumes

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=resume+writing+tips&oq=resume+writing+tips&gs_l=youtube.3..35i39j0.55881.56567.0.57322.5.5.0.0.0.0.108.458.4j1.5.0...0.0...1ac.1.11.youtube.GjVycjjBF3U
Gavilan College Writing Center presents:
The Writing Center will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this event. If you require an accommodation, contact Sara Sanchez at (408)848-4811. Please include the requested accommodation along with your contact information.
Gavilan Writing Center LI120
(in the Library building next to the Tutoring Center)
PHONE: (408)848-4811
EMAIL: writingcenter@gavilan.edu
WEBSITE: gavilan.edu/writing
HOURS:
Mon-Thu 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Online Resources
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Presentation
Brainstorm the Pieces
Qualifications
Organization
Online Resources
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