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How to build your resume
Transcript of How to build your resume
to stand out! On average? About 30 seconds! Resumes are very cultural based!
Make sure you are aware of how resumes look
like in the country you are applying
Page or two Pages
Do I put a picture of myself?
Do I insert my date of birth? Brainstorm the information you want to
Divide in Categories (create headlines)
Sharpen (improve) your language
Format to make it look good
Review, Review, Review (and keep it updated) Inserting headings to simplify and make easy to
read Within each category you can chose to organize your information in a chronological or skilled based current
Once upon a time A document used by individuals to present their background and skills , its usually followed by an interview
Resume is usually shorter than CV. To apply for … Almost anything!
Conferences/ Special programs How do you do that? Make it interesting
Make it look good
Personalize it to your target audience Who?
Education & Experience
Reverse Chronological Order
Standard and Typical
Less than 10 years experience
Should I list High School?
How Long? Working on structure and language Putting action verbs into sentences References Using language to impress Organizing your information in a structured way.
Example: Notes on your references Review , Review , Review ! Wrapping things up Using Action Verbs
Achieved, Created,Organized,Communicated, Planned, Implemented,Established ,Promoted, Drafted, Built, Designed, Performed *Coordinated and supervised a group of six members.
*Wrote, designed, and edited a monthly newsletter averaging six pages in length.
*Ordered office supplies, answer three-line telephone and perform other clerical duties as assigned.
*Designed custom web pages for clients utilizing
Flash and Front Page and supervised a group of six Reference Ideas
• Past Employers and Co-Workers
• Supervisors and Mentors
• Personal Include:
• Full Professional Name
• Title or Office, Organization
• Address, City, State, Zip Code
• Telephone Number
• Email Address make sure you ask your professor or employer that it is ok for them to be your reference
Pick people that know you well and trust you give a good excuse for an employer to throw out or ignore your resume
Spell-check (you can use Word or Google doc) , But Spell-checking is not enough!
It is a good idea to have your colleagues or a professor go over your resume Standout
Look Professional Be Error Free Sample of a good resume Thanks for your attention ! you can find this presentation on the link below:
http://prezi.com/aeqnkxavrsbt/untitled-prezi/ conclusion A resume is a document used by individuals to present their background and skills
To write a good resume follow these steps
Brainstorm the information you want to include
improve your language
Format to make it look good
Review and keep it updated
And during all that Make it interesting , looking good
Be concise and Personalize it to your target audience By Isra' Jayyousi