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The resume

  1. 1. The Resume’ [email_address]
  2. 2. <ul><li>Header </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Special Qualifications </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul>Parts of a Resume’ Your Resume’ should be one full page to two pages – no more
  3. 3. <ul><li>YOUR NAME – all in capital letters </li></ul><ul><li>Your address </li></ul><ul><li>Your telephone number </li></ul><ul><li>Your fax number </li></ul><ul><li>Your email address </li></ul><ul><li>Center all of these items </li></ul>Header
  4. 4. <ul><li>JOEL DAVID ALDRICH </li></ul><ul><li>152/6 Ban Nam Bhor, Naku, Nakae </li></ul><ul><li>Nakhon Phanom, Thailand 48130 </li></ul><ul><li>081-964-1530 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Example
  5. 5. <ul><li>A good objective statement answers questions </li></ul><ul><li>What position(s) are you applying for? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your main qualifications? </li></ul><ul><li>What are your career goals? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your professional identity? </li></ul>Objective NOTE : Some objective statements, it should be noted, do not answer all these questions, but the most effective objectives answer at least one or two.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Caring teacher with more than 13 years experience in Thailand’s education system </li></ul><ul><li>Strong background in English Programs and problem resolutions </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to creating stable learning situations and inspiring others to do their best </li></ul><ul><li>More than 20 years experience in management </li></ul>Example
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>To utilize my [qualifications, strengths, or skills] as a [position title] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A position as a [position title] for [company name] allowing me to develop my [qualifications, strengths, or skills] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An opportunity to [professional goal] in a [type of organization, work environment, or field] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[position title] with emphasis in [areas of expertise] </li></ul></ul>Example 2 for you
  8. 8. <ul><li>Schools you have attended, including universities, community colleges, technical schools, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Location of school(s) </li></ul><ul><li>Date of graduation, actual or anticipated </li></ul><ul><li>Degree(s) earned or pursued </li></ul><ul><li>Grade Point Average (GPA) </li></ul>Education
  9. 9. <ul><li>Extra information about your degree (major, minor or selective GPAs, funding sources, honors, etc.)—usually listed or included in parentheses </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations and special projects— usually listed or described briefly </li></ul><ul><li>Other relevant skills and training (relevant coursework, computer skills, language proficiency, certifications, licenses, etc.)—may be subsections or separate sections </li></ul>Also Include
  10. 10. Example UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTE AMHERST : Amherst, Mass.: Bachelor of Arts in Elementary English (2003 – 2006) NEW HAMPSIRE TECHNICAL COLLEGE : Manchester, N.H. : Associates Degree Basic Electronics (1964 – 1966) SPECIAL COURSES: Authorwear 6 (Spring 2003) Authorwear 5 (Spring 2002) NCO Academy (Fall 1984) NCO Leadership School (Summer 1981) Supervisor’s Course (Spring 1970)
  11. 11. <ul><li>What goes into this section? </li></ul><ul><li>Company or organization and location (city, state) </li></ul><ul><li>Position title </li></ul><ul><li>Dates of employment or involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Descriptions of responsibilities, duties, achievements, etc. </li></ul>Experience Even part time work goes here!
  12. 12. Example SAKON NAKHON RAJABAHT UNIVERSITY: English Lecturer Courses instructed: Business English, Listening & Speaking, English for Tourism, English for Secretary, English for Hotel Management (2006 – Present) NAKHON PHANOM WITTAYAKHOM SCHOOL : Special English Instructor - Courses instructed: English, Computer, Mathematics, Science (2004 – 2006) MAHA CHULALONGKORN RAJA VIDYALAYA UNIVERSITY: WAT THAT PHANOM : Special English Instructor - Courses instructed: Public Speaking, Structure and Writing, Listening and Speaking, Basic University Level English (2003 – 2003) NAKHON PHANOM TECHNICAL COLLEGE : Special English Instructor - Courses instructed: Technical English, Business English, English for Future Occupation, Job Interview, Resume Writing (1998 – 2003) NAKU SUB-DISTRICT PRIMARY SCHOOL : Special English Instructor - Taught 5th, 6th and 9th Grade English (1996 – 1998)
  13. 13. <ul><li>What goes here? Do you have any special qualifications? What are they? </li></ul><ul><li>Computer skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ……………………… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SPSS, Authorwear, Autocad,………………….. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Language skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English – your level of proficiency here – read, write, speak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thai – </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lao - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Japanese - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese - </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French - </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any skill that you have </li></ul>Special Qualifications
  14. 14. <ul><li>Proficient in spoken Thai and Loa </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive experience </li></ul><ul><ul><li>html language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Authorware 5, 6, 6.5, and 7.1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Illustrator 9 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Image Styler </li></ul></ul>Example
  15. 15. <ul><li>The word ‘Resume’ </li></ul>Don’t Add <ul><li>The man reading your resume’ is not stupid. </li></ul><ul><li>He knows it’s a resume, so you don’t need to tell him. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Personal information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Date of birth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marital status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sex </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul></ul>All this information would go on an application form. Most of the time.
  17. 17. <ul><li>The term “References Provided Upon Request” </li></ul>Believe me! They will ask for them. These should be on a separate sheet entitled “References”