Learning Goal: The student will use digital technology to analyze the structure and formats of different workplace resumes and cover letters. Students will review different resume samples and cover letters on line and use this information to create thier own resume and cover letter. Student will select appropriate information in order to develop their own formal resume and cover letter.
A resume is quick advertisement of who you are. It is a "snapshot" of you with the intent of capturing the readers' (aka the manager or hiring manager) attention by emphasizing your experience and interests in the hopes of securing an interview. The purpose of a resume is to provide a summary of your skills, abilities and accomplishments. Since your resume is the potential employers' first impression of you it must be written with care. This webquest is designed to guide you through the entire process.
Watch the below video on Why High School Students Need a Resume.
Description: Watch this short video from Prep Matters that give a few quick tips on writing your resume.