Writing a Resume

Can your resume pass the 10 second scan?

Only 2 out of every 100 resumes result in job interviews. If your resume is too long, wordy, full of spelling errors, or cluttered it will get filed — right into the garbage can.


You will create an award winning resume that will help you get a job now!

Your resume must contain the following sections

You cannot use a template for your resumeNotes on Formatting

Sample Resume

First and Last Name

655 North Third Street
Central Point, OR 97502
(541) 949 – 6300


  • Professional points from the Resume Profile will highlight your professional qualities
  • Think of the profile as a professional representation of yourself
  • Insert your profile from our profile assignment.


crater high school – Central Point, OR

Senior status. Graduating June 20??

  • Currently attending the Crater School of Business, Innovation, and Science emphasizing education on business through a two-year program that integrates business subjects with computer technology, global studies, English, and economics.

Work experience

List your most current job first

For each employer, provide a brief statement that details the scope of your responsibilities. Then, create a bulleted list of your top contributions

burger king – Medford, OR – October, 2008 – August, 2009

  • Oversee grill operations and provide impeccable customer service
  • Operate cash register and contribute towards corporate accounting functions through accurate cash handling

childcare – Central Point, OR – June, 2009 – September, 2010 (ongoing)

  • Ensured safety and security for children of multiple ages, provided healthy meals, and engaged children in learning activities

Activities and Community Involvement

  • Crater Varsity Soccer, 2008 – Present
  • Crater DECA, 2009 – Present
  • Intermediate Swine Showman, Jackson County Fair, 2008

Computer Skills

Intermediate Skills

  • MS Windows XP
  • MS Word
  • MS Power Point

Beginning Skills

  • MS Excel
  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS4
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4
  • Adobe Premier


Jeremy Sinks
655 North Third Street
Central Point, OR 97502
(541) 494 – 6300

Mike Rogan
655 North Third Street
Central Point, OR 97502
(541) 494 – 6300

Third Reference
Street address
City, ST Zip code
(123) 456 – 7890

Your resume must look professional. We recommend you view sample resumes at Monster to get ideas. For this class, make sure you use the categories and order described above.