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What to include in your resume

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Slideshow for Find.Jobs "What to include in your resume" webinar hosted September 25, 2019.

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What to include in your resume

  1. 1. What to include in your Resume
  2. 2. What is a Resume? A resume is a one-page document that summarizes your qualifications as a job applicant. A good resume can be the difference between getting an interview and not getting one.
  3. 3. Resume Sections 1 Contact Information 2 Relevant Work History 3 Education 4 Relevant Skills and Certifications
  4. 4. 1. Contact Information
  5. 5. Contact Information ● Required ○ Full Name ○ Phone Number ○ Email Address ● Optional ○ Address ○ Links to LinkedIn/GitHub
  6. 6. Examples
  7. 7. 2. Relevant Work History
  8. 8. Work History ● Include your most recent and relevant job experiences ○ Employer ○ Title ○ Time employed ○ Bullet points highlighting tasks and responsibilities
  9. 9. Examples
  10. 10. 3. Previous Education
  11. 11. Education ● List where you received your education ○ Name of school ○ Location of school ○ Degree obtained ○ Graduation year ○ Honors & GPA (if above 3.4) *Do not include high school unless it is your highest level of education
  12. 12. Examples
  13. 13. 4. Skills and Certifications
  14. 14. Skills and Certifications ● List any skills, qualifications, and certifications relevant to the job ○ Use the job description for inspiration on what to include ○ Including more keywords increases the likelihood of resume matching
  15. 15. Questions?

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