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Tips for Resume Writing

So, you’re wondering “What is a resume? Why should I have one and how do I create one?” A resume is a snapshot of your skills, education and work experience. Potential employers often require a resume as the first document in the application process and it’s your chance to show employers what you have to offer.

If you’ve never created a resume, the first step is to sit down and begin to make a list of all of your skills and accomplishments. Don’t be shy, now is the time to really brag about yourself.

Education is important so you’ll want to list the high school and college you attended being sure to indicate your major and degree obtained if you’ve graduated from college.

The next step is to list all of your work experience. Try to remember the employer, the period of employment and the position or positions you had while you worked there. You should do this for each different company you’ve worked for.

Once you have all of the details, you can begin to create your resume. There are several different formats to choose from; each designed to focus on specific information.


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