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How to Create A Resume
Tips to Remember <ul><li>Only include relevant work information unless your only work experience is outside of the field. ...
Tips - Continued <ul><li>Do NOT use caps in your resume; they make it look like you are shouting. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a...
Tips - continued <ul><li>Do not use fancy parchment paper or colored paper. It makes your resume look pretentious and it d...
Style <ul><li>We have three types of resumes; contemporary, elegant and professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Please choose the ...
Making it easy in Word <ul><li>Microsoft Word provides tools and options to make creating a resume simple and successful. ...
Now let’s start making YOUR resume!!
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  1. 1. How to Create A Resume
  2. 2. Tips to Remember <ul><li>Only include relevant work information unless your only work experience is outside of the field. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep your resume to one page. Unless you have extensive relevant work experience, employers tend to prefer one page. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a unisex name (e.g Pat) please make sure they know what gender you are by putting “Mr. Pat Robinson” </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tips - Continued <ul><li>Do NOT use caps in your resume; they make it look like you are shouting. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a clear and logical organization to the information presented in your resume. </li></ul><ul><li>When doing things in chronological order, list from most recent to oldest. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tips - continued <ul><li>Do not use fancy parchment paper or colored paper. It makes your resume look pretentious and it distracts potential employers. </li></ul><ul><li>Always have your objective stated on the resume. </li></ul><ul><li>Send in your resume accompanied by a cover letter. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Style <ul><li>We have three types of resumes; contemporary, elegant and professional. </li></ul><ul><li>Please choose the style that best fits your personality, or the one to which you believe your perspective employers will respond. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Making it easy in Word <ul><li>Microsoft Word provides tools and options to make creating a resume simple and successful. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide whether you want to use a template, a wizard, or create one from scratch! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most people think wizards and templates are easier than crafting a resume from scratch in Word. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Now let’s start making YOUR resume!!
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