Resume Building

A resume will give you the opportunity to organize and categorize your experience, and can be useful when filling out applications to maintain consistency and accuracy 

Before Writing a Resume

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Research

Research the jobs that you are interested in. This way you can be sure to include the value pieces relevant to the job. Find the keywords in job requirements and use them

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Hiring

Find others who are in the career or job you're interested in applying for. Ask what experience employers are looking for when hiring. 

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Information

After locating those in the same career or job, ask and research what requirements are employers looking. Collect information on the company, career path, industry and job specifics

What to Include in the Resume

Highest Education

Put the Education section of your resume towards the top of the page. Include not only the school you went to and the degree you received but also any other achievements.

Experience

You may have limited work experience, but you have plenty of other experiences you can draw on.  fill in clubs you have participated in, internships you have held, and volunteer positions you have worked

Achievements

 List some of the responsibilities you held in that job or position. Go beyond simply saying what you did. List any achievements that prove you can add value to an organization. For example, perhaps you won “Employee of the Year” at work.

Skills

Customize the skills section of your resume to match the job you're interested in. The closer your skills match the job requirements, the better your chances are for being selected for an interview.