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Purpose
of a Resume
 Showcase your skills, talents, abilities, and accomplishments
 Quick advertisement of who you are
...
Make your
Resume
StandOut!
- Employers look at resume for
about 30 seconds
What to
Remember
When
Developing
a Resume
 Make your name and contact info easy to locate.
 Structure easy to read and f...
Myths of
Resume
Building
Myth
 I can use the same resume for
multiple job applications.
 Your references must be
listed ...
Tailoring your
Resume
Change your resume content for
each job-type you apply for.
PowerWords!
Start your bullets and statements
with these!
KeyWords
Match your qualifications with the
job descriptions responsibilities and
qualifications
Focus on
Accomplishments
 Your results or impact and tactics
 Improved teamwork, prevented a problem, created a solution...
Components of
a Resume
 1. Heading
 Name, Address (with full zip code), Phone number with area code,
Appropriate email a...
Resume #1
Resume #2
Cover Letter
Tips &Tricks
Resources
 Hire CalYOU
 Cal U Career Services Redbook
 Make an appointment with your Career Advisor
 Utilize walk – in...
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  1. 1. Purpose of a Resume  Showcase your skills, talents, abilities, and accomplishments  Quick advertisement of who you are  Communicate your assets – be clear and concise  Land an interview!
  2. 2. Make your Resume StandOut! - Employers look at resume for about 30 seconds
  3. 3. What to Remember When Developing a Resume  Make your name and contact info easy to locate.  Structure easy to read and follow.  Have a heading for each section.  Résumé's content should support the career goal.  Make e-mail address appropriate.  Avoid being repetitive.  Use easy to read formatting.  Make your résumé look original rather than like a template.  Keep statements short and concise.  Spell check!!!!
  4. 4. Myths of Resume Building Myth  I can use the same resume for multiple job applications.  Your references must be listed on your resumes.  Resumes should contain your entire work history. Fact  If your current resume has laboratory research listed, do not send it to a sales position.  Typically, these are listed and sent as a separate document.  List relevant and most recent jobs.
  5. 5. Tailoring your Resume Change your resume content for each job-type you apply for.
  6. 6. PowerWords! Start your bullets and statements with these!
  7. 7. KeyWords Match your qualifications with the job descriptions responsibilities and qualifications
  8. 8. Focus on Accomplishments  Your results or impact and tactics  Improved teamwork, prevented a problem, created a solution, increased profits/membership, overcame obstacles, developed a new procedure Basic: Started a new program Strong: Created and implemented a new mentoring program with 80% participation of residents 2 parts
  9. 9. Components of a Resume  1. Heading  Name, Address (with full zip code), Phone number with area code, Appropriate email address  2. Objective/Profile  The profile is about you, the objective is about them.  3. Education  4. Experience  5. Certifications  6.Additional Information  Skills, Honors &Awards, Hobbies and Interest (If applicable)  7. References (always a separate page)  Professional individuals who can attest to how awesome you are!
  10. 10. Resume #1
  11. 11. Resume #2
  12. 12. Cover Letter
  13. 13. Tips &Tricks
  14. 14. Resources  Hire CalYOU  Cal U Career Services Redbook  Make an appointment with your Career Advisor  Utilize walk – in hours at Career Services
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