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What makes a good resume?
Your Contact Information
First Last Name / Street Address ~ City, State, Zip / Phone (Cell/Home) / Email Address
What do you want to do? If you include this section it should be a sentence or two about your employment goals. A customized objective that describes why you are the perfect candidate for the job can help your resume stand out from the competition.
This section of your resume includes your work history. List the companies you worked for, dates of employment, the positions you held and a bulleted list of responsibilities and achievements. This information is provided by: Everything you need to know about Resume Writing | Business Talk with Ed Pisani Jr.
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A customized section of your resume that lists key achievements, skills, traits, and experience relevant to the position for which you are applying can serve dual purposes. It highlights your relevant experience and lets the prospective employer know that you have taken the time to create a resume that shows how you are qualified for the job.
- Job Related Responsibilities / Achievements
- Responsibilities you personally were in charge of handling / Achievements
- Responsibilities which included you in a team / Achievements
REPEAT THE ABOVE (and keep repeating this for each company experience that matches your desired job/career opportunity)
Located in the education section of your resume, list the schools you attended, the degrees you attained, and any special awards and honors you earned. Such as: College, Degree, Awards, Honors and so on.
Skills / Community Service / Hobbies
In all cases, be sure to personalize and customize your resume, so it reflects your skills and abilities and connects them with the jobs you are applying for. Include skills related to the position / career field that you are applying for i.e. computer skills, language skills.
References available upon request
There is no need to include references on your resume or even to mention that references are available. Rather, have a separate list of references to give to employers upon request. Such as: One – Professional / One – Personal / One – Community