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For individualized help on your resume or any career related document please contact Dawn Clark in the Career Center (Ramstad 112) @ (253) 535-7459 or dawndm@plu.edu

Does your resume:

  1. Demonstrate interpersonal skills?
  2. Present neat and free written material?
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of subject matter and the profession?
  4. Talk about relevant experiences that relate to the position?
  5. Demonstrate evidence of your skills?

Resume Sections:

  • Objective - clear, specific and should be supported by rest of resume
  • Education
  • Experience
  • Skills
  • Awards and Honors
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Licenses/Certifications
  • Volunteer/Community Involvement

10 Resume Bloopers

  1. Too busy, graphically speaking
  2. Typos and grammatical errors
  3. Lack of specifics
  4. Attempting a "one-size fits all"
  5. Leaving off important information
  6. Going on too long or cutting things too short
  7. A bad objective
  8. No action verbs
  9. Incorrect contact information
  10. Highlighting duties instead of accomplishments

All information is courtesy of Dawn Clark