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2.    Appearance - Use font sizes of 10-12 points. Choose a font style that is easy to read. Use bold type, underlining, and capitalization to

       highlight points such as company names and titles.

6.    Write in concise, bulleted phrases - not complete sentences. The employer should be able toquickly identify past positions and relevant

       job duties.

4.    Highlight skills and pertinent experience at the top of the page.

8.    Be careful with verb tense. If you are referring to pervious work experiences, use the past tense. If youare still employed with a company, use

       present tense. Include action verbs to describe job duties such as achieved, demonstrated, and delegated. Do not use the same verb repeatedly.

1.     Put all of your contact information at the top of your resume including cell phone number and personale-mail address.

10 Tips to Improve Your Resume

7.    Write objectively. Do not use I, me, or my.

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9.   For each work experience description, arrange skills in order of importance.

3.    Confine your resume to a single page. In some cases, two pages are acceptable, but never morethantwo pages. Include name and page

       number on second page.

10.    Do not list references on your resume. Add the phrase "References Available Upon Request" at thebottom of the page.

5.    Check for grammar, spelling, and punctuation before sending your resume to an employer.

​​​​​​​Resume Tips
 
In order to compete with many qualified candidates, you will need a clearly written resume to emphasize

​your skills and experience to future employers. It should effectively communicate your background, past​ job history, and objective for your next position. The following guide will provide you with tips to create a​ resume that will catch an employer's attention.

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