Resume and Cover Letter
Tips That Are Sure To GET
YOU Noticed
Just
Hired
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
Contact Information
• First Nameand Last Name
• Address
• PhoneNumbers
• Email Address
Do’s Examples
Full Name John Smith
...
NEVER
•Use Nicknames
Ex: John Bug
Inappropriate email
addresses
Ex:
Johnsexy@
yahoo.com
Contact Information
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
Objectives
• Clearly State What You Want To Achieve
Ex: “Interested in a paid summer camp working up to
15 hours per week”...
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
Education
• Complete Name Of High School
• Anticipated Date That You Have/Should
Receive High School Diploma or GED
• Clas...
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
Special Skills and Interest
• Skills You Have That Will Benefit The
Employer
• Ex: Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel,
Po...
DO NOT
• Over Exaggerate Skills and
Interests
• Give Information You Can Not
Explain
Special Skills and Interest
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
Volunteer and Community
Service
• Volunteer For City Arts Festival
Ex: Directed Parking
• Volunteer For Community Hospital...
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
Goals
• Write A Minimum Of Two Things You Would Like
To Accomplish.
Ex: Maintain A 3.5 GPA During My Senior Year
Ex: Atten...
Checklist For A Successful Resume
Objective
Education
Special Skills and
Interest
Volunteer and
Community Service
Goals
Co...
John Smith
106 Cherry Lane Clove, Alabama 38882
Home: 256.111.1111 Cell: (256) 337-1234
JohnSmith@yahoo.com
OBJECTIVE
Inte...
Cover Letter Tips
Cover Letter Should consist of Three Parts
•First Paragraph Tells Why You Are
Writing: Identifies the em...
Cover Letter Tips
DO:
•Send your cover letter with your resume
•Address the letter to a specific person and title
•Print e...
Cover Letter
Sample For
Reference
Resume and Cover Letter
Tips That Are Sure To GET
YOU Noticed
• Use Bullets
• Double Check Spelling and Grammer
• Have Hig...
Questions?
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  • The obvious…more experience equals more money Average college student graduates with $10,000 in debt…not true for those who get paid work experience. Most are able to pay their way through school, including housing and expenses, plus save money
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    1. 1. Resume and Cover Letter Tips That Are Sure To GET YOU Noticed Just Hired
    2. 2. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information
    3. 3. Contact Information • First Nameand Last Name • Address • PhoneNumbers • Email Address Do’s Examples Full Name John Smith Valid Address 106 Cherry Lane Clove, Alabama 38882 Phone Number (256) 337-1234 Email Address JohnSmith@yahoo.com
    4. 4. NEVER •Use Nicknames Ex: John Bug Inappropriate email addresses Ex: Johnsexy@ yahoo.com Contact Information
    5. 5. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information
    6. 6. Objectives • Clearly State What You Want To Achieve Ex: “Interested in a paid summer camp working up to 15 hours per week” Never •Exceed One Paragraph Always •Know Job Requirements
    7. 7. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information
    8. 8. Education • Complete Name Of High School • Anticipated Date That You Have/Should Receive High School Diploma or GED • Classification • G.P.A EDUCATION  Woodland High School, Huntsville, Alabama High School Diploma anticipated in May 2014 Senior, GPA 3.89 Example
    9. 9. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information
    10. 10. Special Skills and Interest • Skills You Have That Will Benefit The Employer • Ex: Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint • Can Type 50 words per minute • Good Communication Skills • Able To Follow Written and Oral Instructions • Enjoy Reading • Love Cross-Country Running
    11. 11. DO NOT • Over Exaggerate Skills and Interests • Give Information You Can Not Explain Special Skills and Interest
    12. 12. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information
    13. 13. Volunteer and Community Service • Volunteer For City Arts Festival Ex: Directed Parking • Volunteer For Community Hospital Ex: Surgery Escort • Volunteer At Annual Marathon Ex: Handed Out Water And Snacks • Volunteer At Boys and Girls Club Ex: Read To Children
    14. 14. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information
    15. 15. Goals • Write A Minimum Of Two Things You Would Like To Accomplish. Ex: Maintain A 3.5 GPA During My Senior Year Ex: Attend Calhoun Community College and Major in Business • Do Not Over Exaggerate And Be Able To Explain
    16. 16. Checklist For A Successful Resume Objective Education Special Skills and Interest Volunteer and Community Service Goals Contact Information Complete!
    17. 17. John Smith 106 Cherry Lane Clove, Alabama 38882 Home: 256.111.1111 Cell: (256) 337-1234 JohnSmith@yahoo.com OBJECTIVE Interested in a paid summer camp working up to 15 hours per week. EDUCATION  Woodland High School, Huntsville, Alabama High School Diploma anticipated in May 2014 Senior, GPA 3.89 SPECIAL SKILLS & INTERSTS • Proficient at Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint •Can Type 50 words per minute •Good Communication Skills •Able To Follow Written and Oral Instructions •Enjoy Reading •Love Cross-Country Running VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY SERVICE •Volunteer For City Arts Festival Directed Parking •Volunteer For Community Hospital Surgery Escort •Volunteer At Annual Marathon Handed Out Water And Snacks •Volunteer At Boys and Girls Club Read To Children GOALS •Maintain A 3.5 GPA During My Senior Year • Attend Calhoun Community College and Major in Business Your Completed Resume Complete!
    18. 18. Cover Letter Tips Cover Letter Should consist of Three Parts •First Paragraph Tells Why You Are Writing: Identifies the employer and conveys your interests for the position •Second Section, can be more than one paragraph and tells background and experience relating to the job. •Third Paragraph, is the close: What Do You Want To Happen Next?
    19. 19. Cover Letter Tips DO: •Send your cover letter with your resume •Address the letter to a specific person and title •Print each letter individually (no copies) •Limit to ONE page •Be sure to sign your name DON’T •Do not be pushy or come across as unbelievable or arrogant •Do not over exaggerate
    20. 20. Cover Letter Sample For Reference
    21. 21. Resume and Cover Letter Tips That Are Sure To GET YOU Noticed • Use Bullets • Double Check Spelling and Grammer • Have High School Counselor or a Professional Review • Do not over exaggerate skills • Be able to explain all information “Success Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity”
    22. 22. Questions?

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