Resume do’s and don’t’s

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Resume do’s and don’t’s

  1. 1. Resume Do’s and Don’t’s<br />Louis Miller<br />C I 583<br />
  2. 2. Great resumes lead to great careers<br />Introduction<br />
  3. 3. Along with great careers comes more money!<br />Financial Benefits<br />
  4. 4. Better schools and colleges<br />Better Neighborhood<br />Better Lifestyle<br />More Benefits<br />
  5. 5. Without an effective resume, the chances of you attaining a great career are very slim.<br />What is the Problem?<br />
  6. 6. Do give your resume as sharp a focus as possible.<br />Do consider a resume design different from everybody else’s. <br />Do consider a bulleted-style resume.<br />Resume Do’s<br />
  7. 7. Do include as much contact information as possible. <br />Do list job information in order of importance to the reader.<br />Do avoid the verb “work”. <br />Resume Do’s (cont.)<br />
  8. 8. Don’t go beyond 2 pages on your resume. <br />Don’t lie on your resume. <br />Don’t use justified text blocks.<br />Don’t use personal pronouns in your resume. <br />Resume Don’t’s<br />
  9. 9. Don’t leave out locations of past jobs.<br />Don’t list too much experience on your resume. <br />Don’t list high school.<br />Resume Don’t’s (cont.)<br />
  10. 10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbZ5_ar4Dj0<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0OcHMDj_sY<br />Additional Tips<br />
  11. 11. 10 seconds- average time employers view resumes<br />Tell employers a great deal about yourself<br />Its purpose to get you an interview<br />It’s the first meeting between you and the employer<br />Importance of a Resume<br />
  12. 12. “To get your foot in the door”<br />Resumes are key in attaining a career!<br />Competition is fierce, this can give you an edge on others. <br />Purpose<br />
  13. 13. In order to reap the benefits, you must be prepared with a proper resume.<br />Remember your Do’s and Don’t’s. <br />The resume may be the difference between getting the job or not. <br />Conclusion<br />
  14. 14. Essay Info :: Resume Writing :: The importance of your resume. (n.d.). Essay Info :: Essay Writing Center. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from http://essayinfo.com/resume/resume_importance.php <br />Hansen, K. (n.d.). Resume Preparation Do's and Don'ts for Job-Seekers. Quintessential Careers: College, Careers, and Jobs Guide. Retrieved March 30, 2011, from http://www.quintcareers.com/resume-dos-donts.html<br /> Krueger, B. (n.d.). Resume Tips - How To Structure Your Resume . YouTube . Retrieved March 30, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0OcHMDj_sY<br />Writing Your Resume . (n.d.). YouTube . Retrieved March 30, 2011, from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbZ5_ar4Dj0 <br />References<br />

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