Relevant skills, activities, achievements, courses in Resume
RELEVANT SKILLS, ACTIVITIES, COURSES:
Blocks that contain information about relevant skills (such as
computer or language skills), activities and professional affiliations,
and courses relevant to the job you are applying for may be included
separately or as "sub-blocks" of the required, major headings. Placement
should be determined by the information you have to include and the
emphasis you wish to place on specific information. Remember always that
you want to provide easy audience access to the most persuasive
information in your application materials. Examples of various
placements of similar information were already noted in the
Format: R�sum� Honors/Awards section.
It will be helpful here to look at the two completed r�sum�s created
from the samples we have developed.
The following sample r�sum�s were created from the separate blocks we
Note: Sample 1 places Relevant Courses and Computer Skills as
"sub-blocks" of Education. This applicant has further subdivided
computer skills into Operating Systems and Programs. Honors are listed
separately, providing emphasis for the word honors.
Note: Unlike Sample 1, Sample 2 includes a separate block for
Computer Skills rather than including it under Education. Affiliation
with professional societies is also provided as a separate section,
emphasizing the applicant's participation in professional activities.
Now you have all the guidelines you need to prepare a r�sum� that
presents a successful argument. However, before creating your r�sum�,
study the "Application Letter as Argument" materials and complete the