1. Resume (DEFINITION):Dictionary.com
ré·su·mé[rez-oo-mey, rez-oo-mey] Show IPA
1795–1805; < French, noun use of past participle of résumer to resume, sum up
2. Why Do You Need One?STYLE / CONTENT / SIZE
3. Resume Breakdown:VIDEO 1 - Basic Resume
VIDEO 2 - "The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Video"
4. Resume BuilderWEBSITE - READWRITETHINK.ORG Resume Builder
5. Cover LetterTailor IT!
6. JOB SEARCHMonster.com / Philly.com / Careerbuilder.com
1. Using one of the websites above (Or any other website you like), find a job you are interested in.
Email the link for the job to the instructor. (Copy& Paste Link into body of email).
2. You may create a resume for yourself using the Resume Builder on ReadWriteThink.org
3. Re-Type or Cut&Paste your resume into MS WORD. You may use any template you like as a
4. Create a Cover Letter (Use the Letter of Recommendation format) for your RESUME for the job
you have chosen.
5. Save your Resume & Cover Letter as an MS Word file and email them to your instructor.
6. Cover Letter and Resume must be Single Spaced, Formatted to match examples below, and Times New Roman (11 or 12 font size only!)
YOU MUST SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTS AS ONE OR TWO MS WORD DOCUMENTS. DO NOT SEND PDF OR FILES IN ANY OTHER FORMAT!
10 pts - Emailed Link To Job to Instructor
60 pts - Resume (MS Word (docx/doc File)
05 pts - Title Block
05 pts - Objective
10 pts - Experience/Work History
10 pts - Education
10 pts - Other Skills / Additional Information
10 pts - Grammar, Spelling, Layout
30 pts - Cover Letter (Proper Format, Layout, Grammar, Spelling)
This is one of the most important assignments you can learn to create. Good Luck!!
- Mr. S