Any Additional Ideas for How to Get Started on My Resume?
Here are some additional prompts for getting started…
- List 3 strengths you are proud of and give one example of each.
- Brainstorm your major accomplishments (from work, volunteering, education) — and quantify them when possible.
- Write a bumper sticker about yourself that reflect what you would want an employer to know about you.
- Identify 3 skills or characteristics desired in one of the fields you are considering.
- Make an inventory of your life’s experiences.
- Think about the kinds of things that people come to you about for help and advice.
- Start with an outline of various headings (which are discussed just ahead).
- Without regard for wording, start listing everything you can think of for each heading. (As soon as you have something to work with you’ll start to feel a sense of accomplishment.)
- Begin to polish your resume into a cohesive marketing piece.
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