Quick and Easy Tips About Resume Categories

Written by Quick and Affordable Resumes Team

There are several factors that are essential to a strong resume.

>>>>>>>>>>>>VISUAL APPEAL<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

Make it attractive and organized by being consistent! Be sure to use tabs instead of spacing. Each element should be presentedrepparttar identical way from section to section. For example, if you center and bold a heading, center and bold all of your headings. If you indent your experience under an employer, dorepparttar 136379 same forrepparttar 136380 rest. If you use justrepparttar 136381 years for a position held, do not use months forrepparttar 136382 other positions. If you skip one line between two sections, skip only one line between all sections. When you are done, examinerepparttar 136383 format. Does it look uniformed?

Many job seekers makerepparttar 136384 mistake of creating a simple, hard-to-read heading or “Resume Letterhead.” To start your resume off right, bold and capitalize your name and make it at least a 16-point font size. Place your address in an interesting way. For example. breakrepparttar 136385 address up on either side ofrepparttar 136386 name, placed inrepparttar 136387 center, and add a line to separaterepparttar 136388 name and address fromrepparttar 136389 body ofrepparttar 136390 resume.


Indicate your objective sorepparttar 136391 reader doesn’t have to guess. Instead of using an objective statement that really doesn’t say anything specific, place an objective title in its place, all caps and bold. Or:

Wrong/boring/cliché: OBJECTIVE: Seeking to secure a growth-oriented position utilizing my experience and education.

Alternative: traditional/focused: OBJECTIVE: Customer service representative with five years of experience in automotive manufacturing seeking a sales position with a major auto dealership.


List several key qualifications (hard skills) that matchrepparttar 136392 requirements of a position. This could include length of experience, type of experience (i.e. sales, customer service, technical expertise, licenses, certifications, and degree).

>>>>>>>>PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES<<<<<<<<<<<

Sparingly list soft skills and personality traits well suited forrepparttar 136393 position. This should not be confused with qualifications. This could include strong communication skills used as a group presenter, excellent time management skills, people-oriented, project-oriented, team leadership, problem solving skills, mathematical aptitude, confidentiality, patient advocate, etc.


Provide a presentation of where you worked, in what positions, and for how long. Convey whatrepparttar 136394 positions were about and what your main responsibilities were. Take into consideration who you reported to, if you supervised and trained anyone, who your customers were, how you interacted with them, what type of projects you worked on, if you handled monies or managed budgets, if you utilizedrepparttar 136395 computer to retrieve and update information, etc.


If you possess certain technical skills such as patient care, computer systems, automotive repair, scientific R&D, etc., be sure to emphasize it in a situational way to showrepparttar 136396 reader how you used these skills. If you have extensive computer skills, be sure to create a separate category called Technical Expertise.


List accomplishments to show you make a difference inrepparttar 136397 workplace. This could include process improvements, streamlining workflow efficiencies, training others when a new computer system was implemented, starting up a new department, etc. You can include your accomplishment directly under each position or in a separate category called Accomplishments, Achievements, or Contributions.

Boost Your Education And Life With An Online Degree.

Written by Dave White

Obtaining an online bachelors degree can be a swift and easy way to further your career,prospects and life in general. But before you enroll, there are a few important points you need to know get your head around.

Number one, you'll want to make ensure thatrepparttar college that offers you a degree online is accredited. School and universities are accredited on a national or state level. This accreditation means that a relevant board of education has researched and approvedrepparttar 136261 schools curriculum and course.

Secondly, you will want to make sure thatrepparttar 136262 school is highly recognized and thatrepparttar 136263 bachelors degree can be transfered. This will help because someday you might need to further enhance your education by completing your masters degree and you might be required to transfer your bachelors credits.

Prerequisite to obtaining your bachelors degree from a university or college, First you must haverepparttar 136264 minimum of a G.E.D or a high school diploma. It will also help to have some college or previous work experience under your belt. If you have attained previous college credits, then they can be put toward your bachelors degree program andrepparttar 136265 period of time that you will need to be enrolled in school will be shortened.

If you have not attained previous college credits, The majority of bachelors degree online programs take about thirty six months to finish. This period of time is based on a person that takes a minimum of twenty hours of course work per week. With previous college credits, or by spending a larger amount of time on course work every week, some individuals can finish their bachelors online degree program in as little as twelve months.

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