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Top Tips for Writing a Resume

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The best things to include on and do with your resume

Rated 0 points - posted 6 years ago by laneave in category Business.
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Run spell check Report Abuse
This is the simplest and most basic part of word processing.
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Include only relevant information Report Abuse
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Put the most important elements at the top Report Abuse
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Make it specific for each application Report Abuse
You'll stand out and look better prepared if you resume is tailored to the company you're applying with.
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Make it visually appealing Report Abuse
Employers only spend a few seconds looking at a resume, so it's important you invite them in visually.
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Use professional wording Report Abuse
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Attach a cover letter Report Abuse
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Include duties in past jobs Report Abuse
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Include your employment dates for previous jobs Report Abuse
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Bring a copy for yourself in an interview Report Abuse
This can ground you if you get nervous.
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Print it an proofread it Report Abuse
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Have someone else proofread it Report Abuse
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Write with proper grammar Report Abuse
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Only tell the truth Report Abuse
It will look bad if you can't actually do or have don't something on your resume.
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Organize it clearly Report Abuse
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List major accomplishments Report Abuse
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List your contact information Report Abuse
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Attach references if you have them Report Abuse
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Save it in a standard electronic format Report Abuse
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Keep backups on hand Report Abuse
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