RESUME WRITING
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A RESUME? <ul><li>TO GET AN INTERVIEW  </li></ul>
 
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Don’t write what you are looking for but instead what you can offer. </li></ul><ul><li>To obtain...
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Ambitious individual with over 10 years of professional experience in delivery and warehouse wor...
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Tell not just what you did, but how well you did it. </li></ul>
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Be relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Forklift, Load and Unload Inventory, Pallet Jack, Detail Oriented,...
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Include numbers and accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized for 100% on time delivery of pr...
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Don’t date yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Only list last 10 years of experience </li></ul><ul><li>Le...
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Tailor it to the job posting </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.onetonline.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Refe...
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>STAND OUT PROFESSIONALLY! </li></ul>
BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>“ When job searching times get tough, it's more important than usual to make sure that you stand...
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  1. 1. RESUME WRITING
  2. 2. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF A RESUME? <ul><li>TO GET AN INTERVIEW </li></ul>
  3. 4. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Don’t write what you are looking for but instead what you can offer. </li></ul><ul><li>To obtain a career that meets my needs and is enjoyable at the same time and to work with people that I feel comfortable around. Ready and willing to try new things. </li></ul>
  4. 5. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Ambitious individual with over 10 years of professional experience in delivery and warehouse work. Recipient of numerous safety awards in the industrial work place. Assertive in meeting new challenges and willing to expand knowledge to benefit customers and employer. </li></ul>
  5. 6. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Tell not just what you did, but how well you did it. </li></ul>
  6. 7. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Be relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Forklift, Load and Unload Inventory, Pallet Jack, Detail Oriented, Safety Awards, Packaging, Driving, Shrink Wrap </li></ul>
  7. 8. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Include numbers and accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Recognized for 100% on time delivery of product </li></ul><ul><li>Recipient of safety awards for 5 consecutive years </li></ul><ul><li>Worked in a team of 70 individuals </li></ul>
  8. 9. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Don’t date yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Only list last 10 years of experience </li></ul><ul><li>Leave out graduation dates </li></ul><ul><li>Summary not story </li></ul><ul><li>PROOFREAD </li></ul><ul><li>No me, mine, or I </li></ul>
  9. 10. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>Tailor it to the job posting </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.onetonline.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>References on a separate sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful how you word religious, or political involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word format is preferred </li></ul>
  10. 11. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>STAND OUT PROFESSIONALLY! </li></ul>
  11. 12. BASIC RESUME TIPS <ul><li>“ When job searching times get tough, it's more important than usual to make sure that you stand out from the job search crowd and show the hiring manager that you are a candidate who definitely should be selected for an interview. You will need to get noticed and be one of those compelling candidates who differentiates themselves from the competition.” - Alison Doyle </li></ul>

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