You will find hundreds of resources dictating what
you “do” and “don’t” want to include n a resume.
There are also hundred...
1. Keep it to one page
2. Reverse chronological format of
info
3. Include an objective or summary
of qualification – commu...
1. Avoid nicknames
2. Put your name in a least 14-point
font – this will make it stand out
3. Use a permanent
address…pare...
Thee tips will make your resume
easier to read and/or scan into a n
employer’s data base:
1. Use white or off-white paper
...
7. Use non-decorative typefaces, keep it clear
and easy to read
8. Choose only ONE typeface and stick with it
9.Boldface j...
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Resume Power Point

  1. 1. You will find hundreds of resources dictating what you “do” and “don’t” want to include n a resume. There are also hundreds of templates, outlines and options for formatting your resume. For now, the most important outcome is a CLEAR, CONCISE and EASY TO READ resume. KEEP IT SIMPLE! The following slides will help you complete the notes needed for your handout.
  2. 2. 1. Keep it to one page 2. Reverse chronological format of info 3. Include an objective or summary of qualification – communicate this at the top of the page 4. Should read like a list not a letter – “bulleted” statements 5. Start statements with verbs 6. Spell and grammar check AND have someone else proofread.
  3. 3. 1. Avoid nicknames 2. Put your name in a least 14-point font – this will make it stand out 3. Use a permanent address…parents’, friends’ or the address you plan to use after graduation 4. Include your e-mail address (Choose an e-mail address that sounds professional)
  4. 4. Thee tips will make your resume easier to read and/or scan into a n employer’s data base: 1. Use white or off-white paper 2. Use 8 ½ x 11 inch paper 3. Print on one side of paper only 4. Leave plenty of white space – don’t make it look crowded 5. Use a font size of 10 to 14 points preferably 12 pt. 6. Center and balance your resume on the page, leave approx. 1 inch margins
  5. 5. 7. Use non-decorative typefaces, keep it clear and easy to read 8. Choose only ONE typeface and stick with it 9.Boldface job titles and use descript9ive category heading (“Leadership Experience” vs. just “Experience”) 10. Leave a blank space between the separate sections and items on your resume 11.Avoid Italics, script and underlined words. 12.Do not use horizontal or vertical lines, graphics or shading 13. Do not fold or staple your resume. 14.If you must mail it, put it in a large envelope.
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