Can someone give me some input on my resume?
***I would really like someone who has experiences with resume or knows a lot about resumes to help me. I really need to get back out there after being a stay-at-home mother and a college student for some time now. Can someone give me some input on my resume? I am not sure I am doing this correct. I’ve read numerous resume how-to books, but it can be really intimidating to put your work history on paper. I read that I should put my education first, if it’s my strongest selling point, so that’s what I did, hopefully that’s right. And is it okay to add unpaid work experiences, such as family run business? Most of my jobs are similar how do I group them up so that it doesn’t take up so much space, because they basically are the same. Objective: To obtain a position in your Administrative/ Office Support Department… SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS Highly motivated, loyal, and dependable individual eager to learn, as demonstrated by successful academic achievement. Computer Skills: Window XP, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Publisher, (basic) MS Excel, (basic) MS Outlook, Internet, Email , (basic) HTML Customer Service Data Entry (alpha and numeric) 50 WPM; 10,500 SPH Professional phone skills EDUCATION XYZ COLLEGE, ABC City, STATE (08/2005-Current) Currently pursing AA Degree to transfer towards Communication major. Cumulative GPA: 3.77 Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society Dean’s List National Dean’s List XYZ High School, ABC City, STATE (01/ 2005) Diploma XYZ COLLEGE, ABC City, STATE (01/2004-12/2004) Earned 28 credits in General Studies and Administrative Assistant (PSEO) while implementing high school education. Cumulative GPA: 3.72 Courses included: Business Proof Editing, Computer 10 Key, Computer Fundamentals, MS Outlook Email EXPERIENCE DATA ENTRY XYZ, Inc. City, State Keyed clients’ customer information and rebate forms. Used handheld scanner to scan rebate UPC barcodes. Verified correct materials were submitted. Organized and recorded entries enter. FRONT END CASHIER XYZ, Inc. City, State Maintained friendly and professional manner to uphold customer satisfaction. Managed function of cash register and payment transactions. Organized work area to sustain professional setting. Contributed support to other departments when needed. Associate XYZ, Inc. City, State Greeted customer, assigned tables, took customer orders, and cash register transaction. Answered phone inquires. Assisted in inventory stocking. Receptionist XYZ, Inc. City, State Greeted customers and kept waiting area professional looking Answered phone and took messages Prepared invoices and placed orders
Asked By: UnknownJaneDoe - 12/29/2006
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I am good at resumes from a couple of decades of practice. Understand that your resume is the device that is intended to get you the interview. I recommend the following and we can correspond more at firstname.lastname@example.org if you like... More
Answered By: cadelarge - 12/29/2006
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it's best to lie on your resume
Answered By: Bentframe - 12/29/2006
This looks good, but rather lengthy. If you have Microsoft Task Launcher, it will give you a resume outline and pointers to kinda organize and clarify what you already have here. Good Luck.
Answered By: droopy - 12/29/2006
It's good... More
Answered By: Aspiring Adv Copywriter-Hire Me! - 12/29/2006
keep it short and sweet with nothing but positives. They will look at your resume for 2 min if you don't impress them, you don't have a good chance at the job.
Answered By: adddictedtovault - 12/29/2006
I have to agree with cadelarge. I recently started working in human resources so I see a ton of resumes everyday. Since you've been out of work for a while, I recommend a funtional resume. I would also suggest putting your education towards the end since you haven't completed it unless it is directly related to the... More
Answered By: Aniyah - 12/30/2006
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