Asia Daniel, WSU public relations sophomore (and PRSSA member of course), gives a short recap of the Resumé Writing Workshop, PRSSA hosted on October 20, 2011.
Last Thursday, Wayne State PRSSA offered a resume workshop for our members. Susan Barr, the recruiting coordinator at WSU Career Services, presented us with information and key points for writing a resumé.
According to Susan, “a resumé guides the interviewer to what is important about you.”
The key points of her presentation included: preparing a resumé, writing resumé tips, objective statements and profiling.
Susan explained when preparing a resumé, you must first tell the truth; it is your job to sell yourself. She also mentioned that you list information in order of interest to your reader and when listing your education you must list from your most current or recent degree.
Susan Barr explains that if you are at freshman or sophomore standing, it is important that you do research on what kind of career you want to have by the time you graduate. To do this, you should:
With these helpful resumé writing tips, I can assure you that you will have a prefect well written resume to present to employers!