II. Read the following statements about preparing a resume and write whether you agree or disagree with each one. Then discuss your opinions in pairs.
When preparing a resume you should…
1. always give your age and marital status
2. provide a current address and phone number
3. always use your friends as references
4. list all your employment experience
5. always include copies of personal references
6. use a reliable e-mail address
III. Read the steps for preparing a resume and number them in the best order. The first one has been done for you. Then compare your answers with your partner.
|Include a brief outline of your hobbies and interests|
|Provide the names of three references who can be contacted by a prospective employer|
|1||Include your name and current address, e-mail address and telephone number(s)|
|Outline your educational history starting with your most recent studies|
|Include other trainings and courses that you have taken|
|List your working experience starting with your most recent employment|
I. Listen to the Human Recourse manager speaking about what to include in a resume. Check ü the items that should be included and mark with a û those that should not.
q all your education
q relevant references
q e-mail experience
q marital status
q volunteer work
II. In pairs, take turns summarizing the advice offered in the previous exercise. Use expressions from the box.
|You have to … It is advisable to… You shouldn’t … We advise you to… Your resume should be… Make sure you… You should … You do not have to …|
I. Read this extract from an advertisement for a job at a large banking organisation. Then read through the two resumes and decide which applicant is better suited for the job.
|Responsibilities: Work as a part of a team Ø To take ownership of all HR functions within a bank including staff development, training and all issues concerning staff welfare. Ø Maintain all staff documents including contracts, leave and sick benefits. Participate in internal and external recruitment procedures.|
|Applicant 1 Qualifications: 1982-1984 Community College Diploma in business On-the-job short courses in various aspects of HR and computer programmes Experience: 1996-2006 Rights General trading Human Resource manager Ø Responsibility for all HR staff management Ø Recruitment supervisor Ø Adviser on all staff development issues 1984-96 RFC Food Co. Human Resources Support Assistant Ø Recruitment Ø Employee contracts Ø Organisation of staff PD||Applicant 2 Qualifications: 2003-05 University of Birmingham M.A. in Human Resources Management 2000-03 University of Cincinnati B.A. Business Administration – special focus on finance Experience: 2005-06 More Mortgages Co. Assistant in HR Department (temporary) Ø Preparing documents and maintaining files on all applicants Ø Sending letters of invitation to interview to short-listed applicants 2003-05 Library Support Ø Afternoon duties at circulation desk Ø Organising books on shelves From “ In Company”. Intermediate|
I. Listen to two people from the Human Recourse Department discussing the two applicants. Check ü the positive points for each applicant.
|Applicant 1||Applicant 2|
|years of experience|
|range of responsibilities|
|experience related to finance|
Now, using the ideas and advice contained in this lesson write your own resume. Use the given form as an example.
|Address||1245 Dahia Road Sumner, Washington WA147|
|danz @ hotjob.com|
|Objective||A clerk position in a high quality library, where my customer service and organization skills will be utilized and appreciated.|
|Education 1996 – 2000 1996 - 1994 1993 - 1994||University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Bachelor (Library Science). Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA. Highline Community College, Des Moines, WA.|
|Highlights of Qualifications Organization Skills Clerical Skills||Demonstrated experience shelving books, straightening shelves and keeping the collection in order. Strong skills for data entry, assigning bar codes, preparing mailing and labelling new material.|
|Experience 2001- present||Library Clerk, National Air and Space Museum, Washington, WA. - Entered data on PC computer - Bar-coded books - Prepared mailing|
|2000 - 2001||Library Clerk, Skyway Library, Seattle, WA. - Shelved books - Bar-coded books - Stamped and labelled new material|
|Computer Skills||MS Office (Word, Excel), E-mail, Internet|
|References||Available upon request|
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