How to write your First Résumé

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Sonia Lynch

Writing your first Résumé can be a daunting task, but it’s an important step in your job search. A Résumé is a document that outlines your work experience, education, and skills. It’s your opportunity to showcase your achievements and set yourself apart from other job candidates. Here are some tips to help you write your first Résumé:

  1. Start with a strong objective statement: This should be a brief summary of your career goals and the type of job you are seeking.
  2. List your work experience: Include any paid or unpaid internships, part-time jobs, or volunteer work that is relevant to the position you are applying for. Be sure to list the company name, your job title, and a brief description of your duties and responsibilities.
  3. Include your education: List your highest degree and any relevant coursework or certifications.
  4. Highlight your skills: Include any relevant skills or abilities that make you a strong candidate for the job. This could include technical skills, language skills, or any special training or certifications you have.
  5. Use action verbs: Use strong, active verbs to describe your responsibilities and achievements. Examples include “developed,” “designed,” “implemented,” or “managed.”
  6. Keep it concise: Aim for a one-page Résumé, using bullet points to highlight your accomplishments and experiences.
  7. Proofread: Make sure to carefully proofread your Résumé for spelling and grammar mistakes.

By following these tips, you can create a strong, professional Résumé that will help you stand out to potential employers. Good luck with your job search!

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