Designing your R©sum©

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Designing your Résumé. Design, Multimedia, and Web Technologies. What is a R ésumé?. A brief document that summarizes your education and training, employment history, skills, and experiences that are relevant to the job for which you are applying. Purpose of a Résumé. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Design, Multimedia, and Web Technologies

  • A brief document that summarizes your education and training, employment history, skills, and experiences that are relevant to the job for which you are applying.

  • TO GET AN INTERVIEW

    The interviewer will ask questions using the information from your rsum. Make sure your details are accurate and truthful.

  • Twenty seconds is the average amount of time an employer is going to review your rsum In that time, they will determine whether toKeep it for further reviewor

    Toss it!

  • Edited for proper spelling, grammar, and punctuationDisplays a formal tone and formatInformation is easy to read and understand

  • Focuses on skills. Uses action words to describe your skills and work experience.One to two pages long.

  • Contact InformationObjectiveEducationExperienceSkillsAwards, Honors, and Activities

  • NameAddressPhone NumberE-mail Address

    Remember

    Are your voice message and email professional?

  • Kelsey Ludlow34 Hollow StreetStaunton, Virginia 24401540-678-9008kludlow@gmail.com

  • Specific for each job for which you applyState type of position you are seekingSkills you can offer them in this position

  • School NameLocationType of Degree (ex. Bachelor of Arts)

    Graduation (month/year)Major/MinorCertificatesGPA, if above a 3.0

  • To obtain a programming positions using my computer design skills.To obtain a job as a sales clerk and advance to a position as a Manager using my leadership skills.

  • James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VirginiaBachelor of ScienceMay 2013Business AdministrationGPA 3.34

  • Job TitleCompany NameCity/State of EmploymentDate Employed (month/year)Job Description Quantify, give skills used and gained, and successes that occurred

  • List skills that relate to the positionList special training or abilitiesCan be skills from school, volunteer work, church participation, or other training

    Example:Completed Computer Applications.Training in the use of Adobe PhotoshopEnjoy working with children.

  • Not required to be listed on the Rsum.Prepare a list of three references in case employer asks May list References Available upon Request.

  • Will be informative and interesting to read.Lists job description with a power verb in the definition.Will be formatted to be reviewed quickly.Is perfect in spelling, punctuation and grammar.

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