Tips to Resume Writing
What’s the Purpose of a Resume? <ul><li>Distinguish yourself among a pool of candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-screening to...
Common Mistakes <ul><li>Sloppiness </li></ul><ul><li>Wordiness  </li></ul><ul><li>Unfocused </li></ul><ul><li>Typographica...
Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #1: </li></ul><ul><li>One page max! Cover letter is a nice to do, but a strong resume...
<ul><li>TIP #2: </li></ul><ul><li>Use clear, concise communication and edit ruthlessly. This will force you to effectively...
<ul><li>TIP #3: </li></ul><ul><li>Stress first your strongest and most recent strengths, experiences, contributions, etc. ...
Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #4: </li></ul><ul><li>For campus organizations highlight leadership positions. For ex...
Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #5: </li></ul><ul><li>Each bullet point should show your work using C.A.R. format (co...
Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #6: </li></ul><ul><li>Look at your resume to communicate evidence of accomplishments,...
Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #7 - Formatting : </li></ul><ul><li>No need to include a generic career objective </l...
Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #8: </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiate yourself! Think of resume as your message track &...
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  1. 1. Tips to Resume Writing
  2. 2. What’s the Purpose of a Resume? <ul><li>Distinguish yourself among a pool of candidates </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-screening tool for employers </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate evidence of accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Example of your communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>Gain an Interview </li></ul><ul><li>Help organize your thoughts for an interview </li></ul>
  3. 3. Common Mistakes <ul><li>Sloppiness </li></ul><ul><li>Wordiness </li></ul><ul><li>Unfocused </li></ul><ul><li>Typographical errors </li></ul><ul><li>Omitting GPA (can be considered a red flag to some employers) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #1: </li></ul><ul><li>One page max! Cover letter is a nice to do, but a strong resume is priority #1 . </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>TIP #2: </li></ul><ul><li>Use clear, concise communication and edit ruthlessly. This will force you to effectively dimensionalize your skills/experiences & accomplishments. Ineffective and verbose resumes will be a barrier to finding a job. </li></ul>Effective Resume Writing
  6. 6. <ul><li>TIP #3: </li></ul><ul><li>Stress first your strongest and most recent strengths, experiences, contributions, etc.  </li></ul>Effective Resume Writing
  7. 7. Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #4: </li></ul><ul><li>For campus organizations highlight leadership positions. For example, we don’t just want to know if you are a member of a club. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #5: </li></ul><ul><li>Each bullet point should show your work using C.A.R. format (context, action, result). A little Context, Action of what you did, and quantitative/qualitative Result.  Do NOT just list your responsibilities. This same format in writing an effective resume can be used during an interview.   </li></ul>
  9. 9. Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #6: </li></ul><ul><li>Look at your resume to communicate evidence of accomplishments, help gain an interview, and help to organize your thoughts for an interview. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #7 - Formatting : </li></ul><ul><li>No need to include a generic career objective </li></ul><ul><li>Keep personal data to a minimum </li></ul><ul><li>Include timeframes of roles.  </li></ul><ul><li>Do not add skills on bottom that everyone has </li></ul><ul><li>Only add hobbies if relevant to the job </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t use MS Template for Resume’s </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Effective Resume Writing <ul><li>TIP #8: </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiate yourself! Think of resume as your message track & equity for the brand of 'YOU' </li></ul>
  12. 12. Interested in Applying to P&G? Visit www.experiencepg.com NOW for open positions!
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