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Resume development

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Resume development

  1. 1. Resume Development <br />Natalie Spencer, MEd, LPC, NCC<br />
  2. 2. What Does Your Resume Say? <br />
  3. 3. Career Toolbox- Resume <br />The Resume is:<br />An advertisement<br />An individually designed document<br />A highlight of your background<br />Used by employers as a screening device<br />Just ONE piece of the job search process <br />
  4. 4. Career Toolbox- Resume <br />Language<br />Resume language should be succinct and expressive<br />Grab the reader’s attention! Use action verbs that convey measurable accomplishments and problem solving skills. <br />Avoid using personal pronouns- I, He, She, etc..<br />Leave out articles: a, an , the. <br />Use short sentences and phrases<br />Use parallel grammatical structures and consistent verb tenses. <br />
  5. 5. Stand Out!<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/slayer23/3534125162/<br />
  6. 6. HIGHLIGHT your<br />SKILLS<br />
  7. 7. Create A Visual Resume <br />Natalie Spencer’s Example <br /><ul><li>Notice key words, skills
  8. 8. manyeyes.com
  9. 9. Upload resume*</li></li></ul><li>Career Toolbox- Resume <br />Proofread, Proofread, Proofread <br />One page is recommended, but this may vary if you have extensive experience. <br />Use sans Serif fonts ( fonts without serifs) such as Helvetica, Arial, Times New Roman. <br />Use font size of 10 to 12 points. Do not go smaller. <br />Avoid script and underlying; boldface , bullets, and italics is generally acceptable. <br />
  10. 10. Career Toolbox-Resume <br />Resume Don’ts<br />Use personal pronouns<br />Abbreviate<br />Number or letter categories<br />Use slang or colloquialisms<br />Include a picture<br />Include age or sex<br />List references on resume<br />Include false information <br />
  11. 11. What’s Next?<br />

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