Resume Preparation Step by Step
The materials on this page have been prepared to help you create a winning resume. Employers expect job seekers to have a resume that presents their skills and accomplishments in a clear and professional manner. Great resumes don’t just happen; they are carefully crafted to impress employers. So, take time to read through these Guides and samples and get a head start on entering your career.
Step One: The Chicago City Colleges On-Line Guide to Resume Job Search and Interviewing Skills (.pdf): This is a comprehensive guide to not only resume writing but it also covers job hunting skills and interviewing. All students should read this booklet thoroughly.
Step Two: The Malcolm X Resume Guide (.pdf): This Guide was developed to assist H2P students in preparing their resumes. It covers the specific sections of the resume in detail and with a focus on Health Care Careers. Use the links to the right to view the resume components listed below.
Components of a resume
- Special Skills
- Professional Organizations
- Community and Volunteer Activities
Step Three: Sample Resumes: A sample resume template has been created for each of the H2P majors. This sample provides students with a basic format for a chronological resume. In addition to these, samples of advanced resumes are provided for each major.
Step Four: Prepare a rough draft of your resume.
Step Five: Make an appointment with the Career Planning and Placement Office to have your resume reviewed and finalized.
- Toya Johnson
- (312) 850-7267
Step Six: Register on the City College Career Network System and upload your resume.