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Resume Writing

Video 9: Resume Basics

A strong resume is a critical part of every job application. An employer will judge you based on your resume, so it is important to make sure it represents you well. This video will walk you through the basic components of a strong resume that will catch employers’ eyes and pique their curiosity in you as a potential employee. Be sure to also watch Video 10 for more resume tips!

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Video 10: Tips for a Standout Resume

Employers only spend about 10 seconds evaluating a resume to decide whether to select a job candidate for an interview. This video will introduce five tips to help you create a standout resume that will pass the “10 second test” and increase your chances of being selected for an interview. Be sure to also watch Video 9 for guidance on the basic resume structure.

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After you watch the video:

  1. Review the sample resume
  2. Write/update your resume – remember to use strong action verbs
  3. Proofread your resume
  4. Have someone from your network review your resume


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Video 9: Arabic  English  Kurdish
Video 10: Arabic  English  Kurdish