Should i change this part of my RESUME ?
This is my resume.Its exactly 2 pages long. I obviously left out the name of some places/locations. **********What i want to know I should take out the personality traits ( in the first 4 bulleted points) and just include them in my cover letter ? Should some words/verbs be changed into power words/action verbs ? What do i need to leave out? Does it have to be one page and how can i make it one page? I've applied to several jobs and i'm not sure if my resume is the reason they may not be calling back or something.. I want my resume to look great and stand out. I'm not sure if i'm trying too hard. Can you help me ? Please and thank you. SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS: •Excellent communication and problem solving skills • Great when assisting people •Experienced in multitasking different projects in a fast-paced environment while maintaining high attention to detail •Team oriented, energetic, organized ,determined, reliable, respectful •Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint •Trained in First Aid and CPR. •Experienced when working with computers, photocopying machines, telephones •Awarded a certificate of recognition by the Teen Health Centre for Volunteering in the Kid’s Alliance Program •Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint •Fluent in French, Arabic and English WORK EXPERIENCE: Tutoring, *******, ** Sept.2004 – Present Tutor: •Assigned homework problems for the students to practice •Explained and assisted kids with their assignments and projects •Maintained a safe and positive environment for the kids •Worked with students at a comfortable pace •Interacted and discussed students’ progress overtime with parents Babysitting, *******, ****** Sept. 2003- Present Babysitter: •Prepared and served age appropriate meals and snacks •Maintained a safe environment •Supervised children at all times to make sure they were safe •Assisted children with activities, dressing up, eating and bathing •Followed nap, bath, and feeding schedule EDUCATION: Blah College ,City, province Sept.2010 - Present ********************* Program ******** ******* Secondary School, city, provinceSept.2005– June 2009 Relevant Courses: • Physical Education • Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society • Information and Communication Technology in Business • French • Math • English VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: ************ Hospital, city, province April 2010 – Present E.R/ TRIAGE/ PATIENT SUPPORT: •Assisted nurses when needed •Made sure patients were comfortable and satisfied •Communicated with patients, visitors , doctors and nurses •Ran errands and followed orders that were given by the nurses •Cleaned, prepared the beds and made sure IV/Crash carts were loaded •Directed visitors and patients to rooms/exits/bathrooms •Transported patients to rooms on different floors •Helped with meals and meal trays ******** Regional Science Fair at **********, city, province March 2010 Student Judge: •Introduced myself to the students, listened to the student’s explanation of the project and asked questions to find out more about their projects. *********** School, city, province Sept.2005 – Present Server/ Teacher’s assistant /Secretary’s assistant: •Served lunch meals to students , teachers and guests •Planned table setting for dinners and special events •Handled money at bake sales and Friday lunches •Assisted teachers in activities/events •Supervised students when necessary •Answered and made phone calls •Took over and supervised the office when needed •Photocopying, typing and filing papers •Communicated with staff , parents and students Teen Health Centre- Kids Alliance Program, city, province Oct. 2003- June 2005 Student Volunteer: •Community service •Organized events with other student volunteers •Arranged activities for events •Worked with other volunteers ACTIVITIES: ************* Secondary School Cross Country Runner (Sept. 2007- October 2007) Soccer, Defense and Goalkeeper(March 2006- May 2007)
Asked By: princessa - 11/23/2010
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So much to cut out here! Yes, cut out the personality stuff. Include a team-player example in your cover letter. This is way too much for no experience!
Answered By: gardenoflia - 11/23/2010
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