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  1. What IS a resume anyway?

  Remember: a Resume is a self-promotional document that presents you in the best possible light, for the purpose of getting invited to a job interview. Its not an official personnel document. Its not a job application. Its not a career obituary! And its not a confessional.

  2. What should the resume content be about?

  Its not just about past jobs! Its about YOU, and how you performed and what you accomplished in those past jobs--especially those accomplishments that are most relevant to the work you want to do next. A good resume predicts how you might perform in that desired future job.

  3. Whats the fastest way to improve a resume?

  Remove everything that starts with responsibilities included and replace it with on-the-job accomplishments. (See Tip 11 for one way to write them.)

  4. What is the most common resume mistake made by job hunters?

  Leaving out their Job Objective! If you dont show a sense of direction, employers wont be interested. Having a clearly stated goal doesnt have to confine you if its stated well.

  5. Whats the first step in writing a resume?

  Decide on a job target (or job objective) that can be stated in about 5 or 6 words. Anything beyond that is probably fluff and indicates a lack of clarity and direction.

  6. How do you decide whether to use a Chronological resume or a Functional one?

  The Chronological format is widely preferred by employers, and works well if youre staying in the same field (especially if youve been upwardly-mobile). Only use a Functional format if youre changing fields, and youre sure a skills-oriented format would show off your transferable skills to better advantage; and be sure to include a clear chronological work history!

  7. What if you dont have any experience in the kind of work you want to do?

  Get some! Find a place that will let you do some volunteer work right away. You only need a brief, concentrated period of volunteer training (for example, 1 day a week for a month) to have at least SOME experience to put on your resume. Also, look at some of the volunteer work youve done in the past and see if any of THAT helps document some skills youll need for your new job.

  8. What do you do if you have gaps in your work experience?

  You could start by looking at it differently. General Rule: Tell what you WERE doing, as gracefully as possible--rather than leave a gap. If you were doing anything valuable (even if unpaid) during those so-called gaps you could just insert THAT into the work-history section of your resume to fill the hole. Here are some examples:

  1993-95 Full-time parent -- or

  1992-94 Maternity leave and family management -- or

  Travel and study -- or Full-time student -- or

  Parenting plus community service

  9. What if you have several different job objectives youre working on at the same time? Or you havent narrowed it down yet to just one job target?

  Then write a different resume for each different job target. A targeted resume is MUCH, much stronger than a generic resume.

  10. What if you have a fragmented, scrambled-up work history, with lots of short-term jobs?

  To minimize the job-hopper image, combine several similar jobs into one chunk, for example:

  1993-1995 Secretary/Receptionist; Jones Bakery, Micro Corp., Carter Jewelers -- or

  1993-95 Waiter/Busboy; McDougals Restaurant, Burger King, Traders Coffee Shop.

  Also you can just drop some of the less important, briefest jobs. But dont drop a job, even when it lasted a short time, if that was where you acquired important skills or experience.

  11. Whats the best way to impress an employer?

  Fill your resume with PAR statements. PAR stands for Problem-Action-Results; in other words, first you state the problem that existed in your workplace, then you describe what you did about it, and finally you point out the beneficial results.

  Heres an example: Transformed a disorganized, inefficient warehouse into a smooth-running operation by totally redesigning the layout; this saved the company thousands of dollars in recovered stock.

  Another example: Improved an engineering companys obsolete filing system by developing a simple but sophisticated functional-coding system. This saved time and money by recovering valuable, previously lost, project records.

  12. What if your job title doesnt reflect your actual level of responsibility?

  When you list it on the resume, either replace it with a more appropriate job title (say Office Manager instead of Administrative Assistant if thats more realistic) OR use their job title AND your fairer one together, i.e. Administrative Assistant (Office Manager)

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发言人:一起额 时间:2012-10-24
作为一个没什么见识的大专生,我想我看不懂应该是正常的拉,学历高的,更加努力的人也许对于英文是很简单的事情,想做就做好了,我们就不一样了
发言人:稳妥 时间:2012-10-24
英文简历应该是英语专业的人特别需要的吧,还有就是那些英语相关的工作,才需要这样体现英文能力,没有英文不能工作的那种工作性质才需要的
发言人:因为 时间:2012-10-24
看不懂啊,英文不好的人伤不起啊!坑死!以前没有好好读书现在后悔也来不及了呀,没办法的说,以后有机会的话可以去学学英文的哦,嘿嘿
发言人:深刻 时间:2011-7-20
无论中文还是英文,其中的套路大抵都是一样的,因为人都是一样的,我觉得做外贸的人一定清楚,其实和外国人打交道和中国的生意人也没什么区别,只不过外国人比中国人更好相处罢了。
发言人:说过 时间:2011-7-20
我研究生毕业了,但是还觉得自己没有学到什么东西,面对找工作还是比较茫然,去小单位人家不敢要,去大单位自己不敢去,而且还要写英文简历,愁死人了,学习一下。
发言人:i哦u 时间:2011-7-20
真是看的脑袋大,我连汉语都看不利索,还来写英文简历,我觉得在中国的很多城市的很多企业中,根本就用不到英文简历,这不是我这种二流学校的学生应该准备的,飘过,