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Alice Bolingeryn
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Sections in a Functional Layout for an Entry Level Job Resume

Clearly, the most important step in getting a job is being selected for an interview, and a key part in that process is having a resume that stands out from others.   For many people, creating a good enough resume is an obstacle in achieving this, and so one way to address this problem may be to get a professional to create one for you. Job professional cv writing services will have staff that focus on this type of writing every day. They will have the experience in preparing resumes for tens of thousands of job seekers in diverse situations. One distinct advantage in using professional services is that you're benefit from having a trained professional prepare a critical document for you. This may include improving the layout, create powerful statements and tailoring your resume to the industry you want to work in.

Career objective
This outlines your career goals and should be tailored to the position you want, show how you mean to apply your qualifications to this position as well as how you hope to develop your experience.


As shown in the sample above, next is the education section. Simply provide the institution attend, its location, the year you graduated and academic discipline. If you attended a North American college/university can include your GPA or if it’s a USA university, provide your degree class.

Professional Skills
In this section you need to provide sub-headings as they relate to the qualifications you want to promote. This will vary, however if for example, you’re applying in response to a job ad, look at the job specification and see what skills they are asking for.  By doing this, you can begin to build a skills profile based around the job spec requirements. Include your part time jobs, internships, volunteer positions, community service work, or school activities.

Work Experience/Work History
Only include this section if you’ve had any part-time jobs while during your studies or have had internships/work placements you'd time to make the employer aware of.  Here, include how long you’ve worked in the jobs, the name of your previous employers and where they were located. You do not need to detail what you did in these positions, as you should be outlining the most pertinent skills used in these jobs in the previous section.

If you were or are a member of any societies, organisations or have any relevant interests, only include them in this part if you feel that is supports your career objective. For example, if you were a web editor for your school’s website and attempting to get in at a publishing company, make sure that you include this experience.

This is the final section in the functional layout for an entry level resume. Even as a recent graduate, it’s still important to supply references on your resume.  By having someone to vouch for your character, it gives the employer additional information needed to consider you as a qualified candidate. Furthermore, it will definitely boost your application.
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