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Writing a Résumé


“A résumé is a self-advertisement that, when done properly, shows how your skills, experience and achievements match the requirements of the job you want to get.” Source:

Your résumé is a very important tool when you are looking for a job. It is the first look that the prospective employer has of you. Employers get hundreds of resumes and often spend less than a minute looking at them. When you sit down to write your résumé, don’t feel that you are alone. There are a variety of Internet sites that can help you decide the type of résumé you want to use, the format you choose and the information that is appropriate for the job you have in mind. Remember to always check grammar and spelling.



If you go to any browser and search for “writing a résumé,” you will find an endless list of sites that will give writing directions, samples and much more. Copyright©2012, Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio, Inc. All rights reserved.
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