Make your own free website on Tripod.com
Home | Build It | Develop It | Generic Resume | Job Specific Resume | Cover Letter

Job Search Skills

Build It

Teacher

Building a Winning Resume
 

The most important job of your resume is to get you an interview!
 
A resume is a marketing tool where you summarize your accomplishments, knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to the position you are pursuing.
 
 
Your Resume Should:
  • Clearly demonstrate that you meet the qualifications that an advertisement requires.
  • Make the employer interested in finding out more about you.
  • Portray yourself to the employer the way you want to be seen.
Personal Benefits of Developing Your Resume:
  • Reviews your past experience, skills, abilities and strengths.
  • Refines your thoughts about your career objectives.
  • Assists you in expressing yourself while networking and in job interviews.
  • Builds self-confidence.
  • Helps prepare you for the interview.