It’s important to bring along extra copies of your resume to the job interview.
You DO have a resume, right?
Younger job-seekers are not necessarily expected to have resumes — which is why having one gives you an advantage over all other younger job-seekers. And because you are now often competing against older job-seekers who definitely do have resumes, a resume really becomes a necessity.
If you need some help creating your resume, go to our Teen Resume Writing Worksheet: The Five-Steps to Developing Your Job-Search Resume, which also includes a link to a sample teen resume.
OK. So why do you NEED to bring copies of your resume to a job interview?
- The person interviewing you may not have a copy of your resume;
- There may be more than one person who interviews you;
- Keeping a copy of your resume in front of you during the interview can serve as a kind of cheat-sheet if you get stumped on an interview question.
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