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[Dec. 14th, 2012|03:35 pm]
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What can I do to make my resume better? I've only ever had the one job (scanning medical records/filing at a doctor's office) so there's not much there. I'm currently taking a break from school due to money issues, so that doesn't look that great either.

tl:dr: What can I do to fill in the gaps on my resume?

[User Picture]From: x3_molly
2012-12-14 08:37 pm (UTC)


Do you have a spot for your skills? For example, if it's a receptionist job or something, saying something about Microsoft skills, typing ability, etc.

Edited at 2012-12-14 08:38 pm (UTC)
[User Picture]From: 67words
2012-12-14 08:43 pm (UTC)


this is a great suggestion. also if you did any volunteer work or freelance editing or anything at all. i've seen "Relevant coursework" listed too, if you've taken any upper level classes that might apply to certain jobs.
[User Picture]From: fame
2012-12-14 08:52 pm (UTC)


[User Picture]From: georgefantana
2012-12-14 10:05 pm (UTC)


[User Picture]From: flying_colours
2012-12-14 10:58 pm (UTC)


Try some volunteer work! It'll make your resume look better and hopefully give you something to fill your time as well :)
[User Picture]From: xtoolchickx
2012-12-14 11:26 pm (UTC)


I agree with the volunteer thing.
[User Picture]From: nightfall18
2012-12-15 06:33 am (UTC)


throw in classes you've taken and responsibilities you had on class projects (did you lead one, give a presentation?), any volunteer work you might have done, list things you did at the doctor's office (did you train/manage anyone, were you ever employee of the month, did you come up with a great idea on how to do something) that's all i can think of right at this moment