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Resumes change over time. If you learned how to create a resume as little as 5-years ago, then you are using older ideas. The trends for resumes change drastically, and if you are searching for a job, it is up to you to do research on what you should and shouldn’t include in a resume–or even how to design it. What you learn in class today will more than likely change in the years to come. With all the new media that is widely available, the types of resumes change as well. There are
- video resumes, (ok this one is from How I Met Your Mother.)
- Real Thing About Video Resumes
- online resumes,
- twitter resumes,
- facebook resumes,
- and many more….
First Response: Your mission, should you accept it (and you will accept it, because you have to) is to review the sites I’ve posted. Would you use any of those resume types? Why or why not? Now, find two websites. Copy the URLs and paste them into a word document. Using your mind, give us highlights of the three sites–what trends do they show? What are they suggesting? Do these suggestion differ between the two? What stood out to you the most in the two articles? What would you actually USE from the articles? Find a third article. This one should be about things to AVOID in a resume. Copy and paste the link. Did you know to avoid these things? Does this page clash with the ones you’ve posted (for example, does it say not to do something that the others suggested)? Once you’ve reached 200 words, feel free to post your response below. (You can go beyond 200 words!) See the due dates below.
Second Response: For your second responses, click on the links provided. Were they the same as any of the other links already posted? Did the information provided in the link make sense? Did you agree/disagree with their findings? What did they find that you didn’t?
Please use Word to write your post. Included in Word is a wonderful spell-checking tool. Use it. Also, make sure you capitalize your I’s and the beginning words in sentences. Your post should look like this:
Stuff about the links I posted.
What you say about your link. Using words from your MIND!
More words from your mind. You are amazing!
Words from your mind that explain what NOT to do according to this link here.
First response is due by Wednesday, October 23rd by 6pm – 200 words (or more)
Second response is due by Monday, October 28th by 6pm – 100 words (or more)
First response is due by Thursday, October 24th by 6pm – 200 words (or more)
Second response is due by Tuesday, October 29th by 6pm – 100 words (or more)