Resume Format

NAME
Address
Telephone Number
Email Address

OBJECTIVE

To secure a position as (enter position name)

EDUCATION

Queensborough Community College
The City University of New York, Bayside, NY
Associate in (Applied Science, Arts, or Science,) Curriculum, anticipated numeric month/year of graduation
Awards and Honors: Indicate type, numeric month/year
GPA: (if 3.0 or higher)
Membership: Indicate position, name of group, year(s)

EXPERIENCE

(List your jobs in order beginning with the most recent experience include volunteer work and internships.)

Numeric Month/Year

POSITION
Name of company, Town/City, State (use 2-letter abbreviation)
Provide a brief description of your job duties/responsibilities.

SKILLS

(Include only those skills applicable to your abilities.)
List the software programs and systems you know.
List language(s) in which you are fluent, other than English.
List three or four adjectives that describe your strengths, i.e., Hardworking, Strong communication skills, Team player.

COMMUNITY
SERVICE

List position(s) held, name of organization, and dates of affiliation.

AFFILIATIONS

List position(s) held, name of organization, and dates of affiliation.

INTERESTS

List leisure-time activities: sports, cultural activities, and hobbies.

Keyboarding Instructions:

  1. Open Microsoft Word Document: Click File - Click New Document - Click Blank - OK
  2. To set margins: Click File - Click Page Set Up: Set all margins at 1 inch: Click OK: Proceed to enter information (tabs, spacing and paragraphs are automatically set)
  3. Font should be Times New Roman: Size 12
  4. To save document on a disk: Put disk in computer - Click File: Click Save As: OK

* Be sure to use the tab key. Do not use the spacebar between the headings and text.

Articulate Your Skills And Accomplishments

These action verbs can be used in writing resumes and cover letters and in formulating answers for potential interview questions. Begin descriptions of "what" you did with action verbs for greater impact.

accompanied
achieved
acted
adapted
adjusted
administered
adopted
advanced
advertised
advised
aided
allotted
amplified
analyzed
anticipated
applied
appraised
approved
arranged
articulated
assembled
assigned
assisted
attended (to)
audited
authorized
balanced
bargained
became
bought
broadened
budgeted
built
calculated
catalogued
checked
cited
clarified
classified
coached
collaborated
collected
combined
committed
communicated
compared
compiled
composed
computed
concentrated
conducted
conferred
confronted
conserved
considered
constructed
contacted
contributed
controlled
conveyed
cooperated
coordinated
counseled
corresponded
created

critiqued
decided
deducted
defined
delegated
delivered
demonstrated
described
detected
determined
developed
devised
devoted
diagnosed
diagrammed
directed
disclosed
discussed
displayed
dissected
distributed
diverted
drafted
drew
edited
elected
elicited
eliminated
empathized
emphasized
encouraged
enforced
enlarged
ensured
entertained
established
estimated
examined
excavated
exchanged
executed
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expedited
explained
explored
expressed
extinguished
facilitated
focused
forecasted
formulated
fortified
found
gathered
graded
guided
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harmonized
headed
helped
hosted
identified
implemented
improved
incorporated

increased
informed
initiated
innovated
inspected
inspired
installed
instituted
instructed
insured
integrated
interacted
interpreted
intervened
interviewed
introduced
investigated
invited
involved
isolated
judged
justified
lectured
led
located
maintained
managed
mapped
marketed
measured
memorized
mentored
mobilized
modeled
modified
motivated
navigated
negotiated
observed
offered
operated
organized
originated
outlined
overhauled
participated
passed
performed
persuaded
photographed
planned
played
plotted
predicted
prepared
presented
produced
programmed
promoted
proposed
protected
provided
purchased
qualified
raised

recommended
reconciled
recorded
recruited
reduced
referred
reflected
registered
regulated
reinforced
related
renovated
reported
researched
resolved
restituted
responded
retained
revamped
reviewed
revised
rotated
sampled
scheduled
scrutinized
screened
selected
serviced
served
settled
set up
shaped
shared
signaled
solicited
solved
sought
specialized
specified
spent
spoke
stimulated
studied
submitted
suggested
summarized
supplied
supplied
supported
surveyed
taught
terminated
tested
testified
traced
trained
translated
transmitted
traveled
treated
tutored
updated
verified
wrote

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