[weaver_show_if_logged_in]Once you've joined the Buller Centre, the next step in launching your career is helping you create a first-class resume. [/weaver_show_if_logged_in]You'll need a resume to post on our Find Good People site. You'll also want it when you're applying for jobs that aren't listed on our site. Having a professional-looking, up-to-date resume online is a good idea whether you're looking for a job or not. You never know when opportunity will knock, or what that opportunity will be.
Different sources give different advice about what makes a good resume. Here are a few good sites:
There are also books in the Providence library that give advice and examples of resumes.
Your Business Communications textbook will also have good examples. If you haven't taken Business Communications yet, you can borrow a copy from the Buller Centre office at 2H20.
All credible sources of advice for resume writing agree on a few basic points:
you need one to start your career, even if you don't have much job experience
assume everything you write will be checked by some employer at some point
there is no need for a picture, or for fancy fonts
At the Buller Centre, we prefer our resumes short, simple and to the point. Hereis a template we encourage students to use, and here is a sample of a completed one. You're welcome to use our template, or to create your own.
When you're finished, you need to save it in PDF, and upload it here.
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Once you're posted your resume, it should be visible to potential employers at