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Writing a Resume
Six Parts to a Resume 1. Heading: q q Legal First and Last name q Street address, city, state, zip q Phone Number q Optional: Cell number, email, fax Example: Matthew D. Duston 21005 Briar Cove Dr. Spring, TX 77386 936. 718. 6117 (cell)
Six Parts to a Resume Job Objective: q q q Brief (one sentence) statement of the goals you are seeking in applying for the job. Example: To use and expand my math skills in a cashier’s position at a grocery store.
Six Parts to a Resume 2. Job Objective: q q Brief (one sentence) statement of the goals you are seeking in applying for the job. Example: To use and expand my math skills in a cashier’s position at a grocery store.
Six Parts to a Resume 3. Education: q q q List most recent _____ school first name of the school then the city and state List the _____ List the date of graduation (i. e. class of _____) Optional: Grade point average (if high) bad Do not list anything that makes you look ___. Example: The Woodlands High School, The Woodlands, Texas. Class of 2007
Six Parts to a Resume 4. Work Experience: q q q recent first. List the jobs that you have held, most _____ List your ______, _______ you job title the name of the company dates you held the job. worked for and the _____ duties Write a brief explanation of your _____. Experiences include: Work (paid), volunteer Example: Cashier, Academy Sporting Goods, Houston, Texas, June-July 2004. Handled cash and gained experience in sales.
Six Parts to a Resume 5. Honors and Activities: q q honors and offices at school List any activities with ________ significant or community that might be ____ to a potential employer. Example: Student Council, The Woodlands High School College Park, 2005 National Honor Society Member, The Woodlands High School, 2004
Six Parts to a Resume 6. References: q q one page period!!! References Resume is only ____ belong on a separate _______ page. Title the reference page “References for _______” three references and you You should have at least ____ should always get permission from your reference _____. before Mike Harper, Senior Pastor Example: Deerbrook Community Covenant Church #8 North Main Street Kingwood, Texas 77339 281. 446. 1656