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what goes on a resume?
what are you applying for?
we learned about them in spanish class. in that we write about our height and birthdate and shit. i dont think its right.
include like accomplishments, what you can offer, past experiences/jobs/relations
education, previous job experience, a couple personal activities (to show you're a normal person), volunteer stuff if you have room. Keep it to 1 page. Companies only glance at resumes so you want your most important information first.
you're trying to sell yourself so only include good things about yourself and your accomplishments. highschool, college, grad school, etc... also, any honors you graduated with, i.e. valedictorian, magna cum laude, etc...
Last level completed:
Outstanding organizational and communicational skills
Ability to plan and coordinate tasks well
Reliable and accurate
Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
Honest and trustworthy
a maximum of 2 pages.
keep your resumee short.
don't put references on a resume. They'll contact you for references if they want them. At least thats what I've been told.
Nope. It's good to have refernces.
There aren't many employers that will call you for you're reference.
Unless you leave a reference letter with your resumée.
Absolutely do not put your references on your resume. "References upon request" is all you need. It's disrespectful to the people who agreed to be your reference to freely give away their information, like their home phone number, to every single place you apply. If a company is interested in you, then you can give them your reference, typically after being contacted for an interview.
stuff about yourself
Listen to Reef the Lost Cauze
It really depends.
I've applied to several places lately,
and most of them have asked for a list of references.
So I've just asked the person,
who you're using as a reference,
if you are able to put them onto your resumée,
And I've never used a home phone number.
Prettyy much always use the last place I worked/volunteered for; so the number at work.
Sorry, but I would agree with Killa_Cam. Do not put references on your resume. If they would like references, they will ask. There are much better ways to use the space at the early stage of submitting a resume.
Also, I think you mentioned earlier that the resume should be no more than 2 pages. Actually, I would not go over a page for people our age (HS/College/Young Professionals). It should be concise. Only people that have been working for many years, with substantially more experience than people of our age, should have resumes that are several pages long.
Yeah I guess you're right with that part.
Cuz jeaaa.. the references part went onto the second page.
And they do only skim through it.
Here is the format of my resume:
Header containing my personal contact info
College - state degrees/major and graduation date
GPA info (can list both Major GPA and Cumulative GPA if desired)
Relevent Coursework (important classes that you have taken that pertain to the job you are applying for)
GPA (if available) and SAT score
Honors and Awards if applicable
(list experiences in reverse-chronological order: start with most recent)
For each experience, do not only state company/job title/etc, but use bullet points to highlight responsibilities, achievements, lessons learned, etc.
List of Computer Skills
(and any other skills that may apply)
Personal Interests and Activities
Hope that all helps, feel free to ask more questions or run your resume by me if you need any help.
Unlesssss you are hugely verifiably qualified - you better put references on.. I throw out most resumes with no references.
Over 21? Ask to join the Over the Hill Gang.
Big Boulder Park Cult
have your references on a seperate sheet only when the employer asks for them
coverletter should go in front of the resume though
I'm Brian Fellows, and thats crazy
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