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APU Resume Guidelines Workshop: General

Julia Russell, Office of Career Services, Azusa Pacific University

Thomas Eng

on 15 January 2013

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Transcript of APU Resume Guidelines Workshop: General

Chronological Functional/Combination RESUME How much time do you think the average employer spends looking at a resume? 15 Minutes 5 Minutes 1 Minute 30 Seconds 2 Pages 3 Pages Written in paragraph form to expand upon limited experience 1 Page STYLE VS. Use white space Consistency Acceptable Font Size Bullet
Points 1" Margin 1/2" Margin Quiz ? Time BASIC RESUME ELEMENTS FORMATS The resume of a person with less than 5 years full-time work experience should be...? Quiz ? Time to your advantage! Use High Quality Resume Paper Use PROPER Fonts YES! NO! Okay to use for
name in header Resume LANGUAGE ACTION VERBS Organized
Budgeted Just Say NO
to Pronouns Azusa
University NOT APU Multi-Ethnic
Programs NOT MEP Bachelor
of Arts NOT B.A. NO Periods Do not use photos Do not use physical description **Unless you are acting,
but that is another workshop Use a conservative font,
not a playful font Keep format consistent What NOT
SERVICE jrussell@hotmail.com
juliakrussell@yahoo.com cr8zyGRL358@hotmail.com
hatesSKOL@yahoo.com Good Bad Positive Online Image WITH EMAIL CREATE A Put job title in subject line Address with a specific name Don't forget your contact information! FOLLOW
DIRECTIONS! SENDING YOUR RESUME 1 2 3 COVER LETTERS FUNCTIONS OF A RESUME Office of Career Services Thomas Eng, Career Counselor resume GUIDELINES workshop Office of Career Services Thomas Eng, Career Counselor Email: teng@apu.edu Phone: 626-815-2103 Location: Magnolia Court, Shire Mods,
Next to the Health Center! Preview of Potential
Get the interview! ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOCUSED Creatively planned and executed 4 original lessons on grammar and thematic elements of Shakespeare's sonnets to encourage 30 high school students to read more DUTIES FOCUSED Tutored children HOW TO WRITE A
GOOD BULLET POINT Demonstrated patience and active listening skills in tutoring two middle school children in English and math Planned and executed lessons DUTIES FOCUSED ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOCUSED Other Elements to Include: Leadership Positions
Clubs & Orgs
Honors Societies
Volunteer/Service Learning/MAS **DO NOT PUT
"References Available Upon Request"
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