How to Train Your Resume - Lessons from TV and Movies
Lessons from TV and Movies Allison Dupuis, MEd Hegi Family Career Development Center
formatting gossip girl style Chic, sleek, and a little dramatic
RESUME CONTENTAlways Have Leave at Home• Education • Religion• Relevant experience • Marital Status• Skills • Race• Honors • Sexual Orientation• Leadership • Political Affiliation• Community Involvement • Other Personal Info• Coursework• Summary Statement NO OBJECTIVE NEEDED!
HeadersBlair Waldorf www.linkedin.com/blairwaldorf1136 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10128(982) 239-4893Charles Bass Serena van der Woodsen 3092 Fifth Avenue 334 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10128 New York, NY 10128 982.382.2091 (982) 293-4903 www.linkedin.com/serena 8397 Fifth AvenueNATHANIEL ARCHIBALD New York, NY 10128 982.393.2390
LayoutFont Type• Calibri• Times New RomanExampleCATEGORY TITLECompany, City, State Month YearJob Title• Job Detail• Job Detail *Reserve chronological order
Use our Resume Guide:Can be found on smu.edu/career under Online Guides
• Rode a Donkey• Defeated a Dragon• Rescued a Princess• Once upon a time there was a lovely princess. But she had an enchantment upon her of a fearful sort which could only be broken by loves first kiss. She was locked away in a castle guarded by a terrible fire-breathing dragon….
• What• How• When (How often)• Why• Defeated Dragon with the assistance of my noble stead to outsmart and outrun the two-ton beast in order to rescue the Princess Fiona
Skillsand Summary Sections Skills and Summary Section INCLUDE:STAY AWAY FROM: • Computer Skills • Language Skills• Having too many skills (remain • Social Media relevant)• Using words like : – Team player, Organized and Detailed-Oriented, Flexible, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership Know Your Industry’s Terminology and Use It!
If Filch were a Waiter he would say:“All I do is give people their food and cleanup after them. I hate those bloody muggles”.Instead he should say:“I have an immense amount of experiencehandling customer needs and wants, as wellas working in a high-pressure and time-sensitive environment”.