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Wednesda
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ber 20, 20
13
12 PM and
4 PM
Coburn Pla
ce: Indian
apolis, IN

Introductions
0 Workshop Objectives
0 Pre-Assessment Survey
0 Instructor Information
0 Stephanie Derrick, Coburn Place Housing
Advocate
0 Amber Wolfe, National AgrAbility Project
Coordinator

Objectives
0 Participants will review

sample resumes and will


discuss both the positive
and negative aspects of
each sample.
0 Participants will create a

professional one-page
resume for use in a job
search.

Sample Resume
Review
0 As a group, discuss the needs

of a professional resume.
0 Assessing examples of both

good and bad resumes.


0 Think-Pair-Share

EXAMPLE #2
Shirley Jackson
Call me at 617-555-0123
Job History

Target, Sales Clerk


2003-2004

McDonalds, Cashier, Fry Cook


On Frontage Road, by the airport

2002-03

Smith & Co., Accounting Dept.


I worked in AP

2005-7

Jones Paper
I worked in AP again

2009-10

Education

Taft High School, A- in Math junior


year
Ivy

Objective

I want a job as an Accounting Clerk.

Other Interests

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church


Divorced, Three kids

Choir

MODEL #1

Shirley Jackson

123 Any Street, Indianapolis, IN 46221 617-555-0123


SQJ123@email.com
Objective

Focused, driven, experienced professional seeking accounting opportunity with a


thriving mid-market firm where I can demonstrate my accuracy, ability to work
toward deadlines and collaborate in a team environment.

Experience

Sr. Accounts Payable Administrator, Jones Paper


May 2009-December 2010
Oversaw processing of vendor invoices

Entered all AP transactions in Oracle Financial System

Created monthly and quarterly reports for review by CFO

Managed pivot tables in Microsoft Excel


Accounts Payable Recorder, Smith & Co.
February 2005-November 2007
Entered invoices to be paid in Oracle Financial System

Verified accuracy of checks before being mailed or being sent electronically


Retail Clerk, Target
January 2003-October 2004
Processed customer orders via point-of-sale system

Balanced till at the end of each shift

Handled returns, with staff record for most returns in an hour

Employee of the Month, June 2004


Associate, McDonalds
April 2002-January 2003

Handled hundreds of client transactions daily

Accounted for till balance nightly

Prepared all foods cooked in Fry-o-lator system

Education

Associate of Applied Science 2005, Accounting


Ivy Tech Community College

Other Interests

Choir member
Conversant in Spanish

Formatting
0 Please view the demonstration of these steps

on the screen:
0 Open a new text document
0 Save the file (save often!)
0 Set page margins- 1
0 Choose font style and size
0 Create header of contact information
0 Select bullet points for listing information
0 Text outline (box) options

Building Blocks of a
Professional Resume
0 Contact Information
0 Name
0 Address
0 Phone
0 Email
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Professional Objective
Education
Job History
Skills- Technical and Soft Skills
References

Weak Links of a
Professional Resume
0 Honors and Awards
0 Volunteer Work
0 Memberships
0 Hobbies and Interests
0 Do Not Include
0 Religion
0 Family history
0 Personal feelings
0 Information that cannot be proven or documented

Review and Printing


0 Building blocks
0 Weak links
0 Spelling and grammar

check
0 Printer set-up and

selection options
0 Color or black and white
0 Type of paper

Wrap-Up and
Evaluation
0 Peer Review- Coburn Place Operations

Director, Katrina Upshaw (private review).


0 Group sharing- plans for using your resumes?
0 Please answer the following questions on the

survey provided.

Instructor Contacts
0 Stephanie Derrick
0 Coburn Place Housing Advocate
0 317-923-5750
0 stephanie@coburnplace.org
0 Amber Wolfe
0 AgrAbility Project Coordinator
0 317-879-0321, Option #3
0 awolfe@arthritis.org