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Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:00 am

Find a summer job: Build the Perfect Resume:

Are you having trouble landing a summer job? Does your resume have room to improve? Here are some tips to help you create your perfect resume: 1. Start with a well-written cover letter: Don’t underestimate the importance of a cover letter. Ever since I started putting more time and effort into creating a cover letter customized to the position and company I was applying for, I have had better responses than just handing in a generalized resume. 2. Work experience: Include jobs that have the most relevance to the job you are applying to. For example, if you are applying to a clothing store include any retail or customer service you may have. If you have never had a job, you are going to want to focus on your education, achievement, extracurricular, or skills section. 3. Highlight your skills that would benefit the employer: After each skill, try adding an example of how you exhibit each skill. Anyone can say they are a leader or have good communication skills, but employers want you to be able to demonstrate your skill. 4. Include appropriate references: Professional references are ideal. Past employers or supervisors from a job or volunteer position are preferred by some employers. When you are looking for your first job, an academic reference would be an appropriate choice. Other options could include a coach, colleague, mentor, etc. Whoever you end up picking, make sure you are confident they will speak highly of you and be sure to ask them first! 5. Keep it simple: Resumes are one thing that do not benefit from extra frills. Keep it simple and to the point highlighting your major and most recent accomplishments. There is no need to include first place prize in your seventh-grade science fair. Best of luck in your job search!-Michelle Young, yconic student ambassador

Asked by mryoung8152314700

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5 answers

Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:00 am

Lol, résumé, really? That's for peasants. Just call up your uncle and he'll set you up in a sweatshop with zero documentation.


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Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:59 am

Hello! You are doing everything right! A part-time job will give you the opportunity to gain skills, and you will know exactly what you want to do. But many young students come with poorly written resumes. As an HR, I recommend then affordable resume writing services to help you write the right resume.


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Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:40 pm

These are the best techniques one can use to make a compelling CV/Resume. As a professional cv writer uk, I recommend to make it once from any professional. If you are a fresh graduate or even a professional, your resume is the only tool and a first impression that attracts the recruiter and help you reach your dream job.


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Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:42 pm

you're right. Career and salary will depend on how high-quality the resume will be. A resume is your presentation. and Recruiters need a couple of minutes to evaluate your resume.
If you want to get a job, your resume must be perfect. Contact the online resume writing service
Resumeget specialists know the rules for writing a resume, and what keywords and what accents should be in the resume so that they would pay attention to you


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Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:18 pm

it is interesting


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