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Tips on making resumes.

Tips on making resumes.

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