Tips & Advice: Resumé
The purpose of a resumé is to get an interview. Highlight the strongest parts of your background. It’s your advertising and promotional material to help us get to know you.
To help you in the creation process, here are our tips:
Name and Contact Information
We can’t hire someone we can’t reach. Your full name should be listed at the top, along with your present and permanent addresses. Your contact information should include your professional e-mail address and your telephone number.
Tell us what you want to do in one or two sentences. Though it’s not required it can help us match you to a specific position within our company.
To obtain a management position in a Human Resources Department of your company.
Interests include employee relations, training, benefits and recruiting.
Include the names of your highest two degrees and whether or not you are currently pursuing further education. Your expected graduation date should also be included, in addition to your cumulative and/or major GPA.
As a company, we weigh a number of factors when screening a resumé, but work experiences is one of the more important ones.
Include job title, company name, location and dates of employment. You may also list tasks in this role, achievements or accomplishments that fit the needs of the position you are applying for as well as other job-relevant information. And always put your most-recent experiences first.
Activities, Honors and Awards
Use this section is to show what you have been involved in as well as any honors or awards you have received. Be sure to list the title of the award, honor and activity, the date(s) and your responsibilities.