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Resume Example For High School Student

Edgar Said:

High School Diploma or GED?!?

We Answered:

Diploma is the better way to go. A GED does not sound good. I dropped out of school when I was in 11 grade. I went back to school for another year when I was 20 so I could do it the right way. Its has paid off in the end!

Lisa Said:

How do i make a resume?

We Answered:

Besides setting all margins to 1", the most important criteria for setting up a professional resume besides relevant text, is "scanability." Here are some helpful tips:

1. Place just below your identification header [your hame, address, phone, email address] any Conditional Warning Statement such as "Confidential Resume,"Do Not Contact Current Employer," etc.
2. Always fill-in an Objectives category [just below the Conditional Warning Statement] and make sure that he Objective will contribute to the profitability of your future employer;
3. Select a mono-type font such as Helvetica, Arial, Courier or Times Roman; do not select any cursive handwriting styles which cannot scanned;
4. Keep font sizes within a range of 10 to 12 pts.;
5. Avoid styling text with a justified alignment, keep it flushed left;
6. Instead of using tabs to set up blocked text entries, generate a table and use the column and row settings accordingly;
7. Do not place an i.d. picture anywhere on the resume, this is a major taboo due to discrimination issues;
8. Do not place any graphic text [saved as .gifs] onto the resume since it may be overlooked during the scanning phase;
9. List at the very end of the resume your interests which should include travel experiences, language skills, social interactions such as golf, team sports, tennis, etc.

In conclusion, the above helpful hints were designed to allow ease of scanning of your resume into PDF which can then be text captured for seach purposes by your potential employer. If the original resume was created in Word, WordPerfect or Mac Appleworks, it can be Saved As a PDF file which then can be saved as an email attachment. Otherwise, you can simply use a scanner and scan a hard copy of the resume and then save as a PDF file.

Failure to conform the resume to appropriate fonts and styles as outlined above will result in rejection of the resume simply due to the inability of the scanning device to properly index relevant resume entries.

Good luck!

Rhonda Said:

Writing examples of bad resumes...fake character names you would suggest?

We Answered:

homer simpson? lol if you want a character which will appeal to high school students if your not really trying to be funny though like Martin Luther King or a president.

Christy Said:

How do I write a resume'??

We Answered:

Greetings, My name is Norma and I'm a counselor.
first your information has to be in a resume like your whole name, address(the whole address), if you have a email, and a number where you can be reached at. Also it is good to have a your social security but when putting your social security put x' with the dash and expose your last four numbers of your social.
Put the school where you are studying and the school information.
Put any thing that you was or are involved in school and what year you will graduate or the year you already graduated.
Put your work experience, such as the name of the company, address, number, and if they have an email put it there too. How much they started to pay you and if you don't work there anymore how much was your salary when you left the job. Don't forget to also put the reason why you don't work any more.
Put references in your resume at least two or three and what are they to you. ***Note*** if they were your managers in your previous jobs or people that worked with you, that will be a plus for employers. Put their first and last name with a number that they can be reached at.
Last but not least, put down your skills, what are you good at and if you have anything additional skills like writing, typing, communication skills stuff like that it would also be a plus.
If I was you it is also good to put a title first page and write why would you be good for a job and put down some good points. I hope this helped and if you have any more questions write me a flnorma@gmail.com

Jennifer Said:

I need some help making my first resume.help please?

We Answered:

yes, you can consider babysitting a job, because it does show responsibility and dependability. you can also use any community service at school that may be relevant, for example if you are applying for a more artistic job, you may want to include that you worked on a set of a play, or were in the drama/art club. Don't forget to include any academic awards you may have earned, that's always a bonus!

here is an example of my resume.

*name*
*home address*
*city/state/province*
*ZIP/postal code*
*phone number*
*email* --> make sure your email is appropriate, none of the *sexy_baby_superstar* emails, try something with a variation of your name in it, you can never go wrong with that.

All of the above needs to be aligned at the top left hand side.

Job Objective
A position within your company.

Highlights of Qualifications
Over two years' experience serving customers with quality products at *name of workplace, if any*
Positive attitude, very friendly and personable, professional and motivated
Always eager to complete tasks and make sure the store looks good for customers
Received Employee of the Month award in 2008 at *store name*

Relevant Skills and Experience
Always addresses any customer complaints professionally and ensures they are not disappointed
Maintains a clean work place
Follows all directions carefully as to ensure no problems arise and maintained an accident free record
Interacts with hundreds of different people daily and efficiently completes the transactions and tasks at hand
Makes sure other employees are working as a team and following all directions carefully

Work Experience
*store name* *store address* *on this line or the next line under, insert how long you worked there. this can include babysitting*
Worked cash, processing debit, credit, cash, and gift card transactions as well as credit card payments accurately
Stocked the pop fridge, maintained a clean till and windows
Priced merchandise and prepared it for the sales floor
Answered phones in a polite and professional manner
Verified receipts at either entrance

Co-op Experience
*school name* if any, if not leave this part out Completed June 2008

Education/Training
*most recent school name, and how much was completed*
*if you took a babysitting/first aid course, put it here*

Accomplishments
Won several in-store contests *describe, tell store name, and the year*
Employee of the Month Award - for outstanding effort in the workplace March 2008
Above and Beyond Awards - for going past the requirements in the workplace 2007
French Award - for excellent understanding and knowledge of the French language 2004

Volunteering
Out of the Cold food drives
Kidney Foundation - collecting funds
*school name* Pilgrimage (2005-2008)
*school name* Haunted House - collecting funds for the children of Haiti (2004-2007)

References Available Upon Request


have fun, be HONEST, and good luck!!

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