28 terms

Resume

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application
A document that employees complete to provide information to the employer and be considered for a position.
basic
Any type of essential information that must be included on a resume.
career
A line of work or employment chosen by a person.
chronological resume
A type of resume in which the information is arranged according to the time of incident.
combination resume
A type of resume that combines chronological and functional layout of information.
details
Simple and understandable information about facts, such as education and work experience.
eligible
Fit or qualified for a particular task or role.
experience
Acquisition of skills over a period of time.
formatting
Arrangement and presentation of information in a document.
generic
A general or vague type of information.
goal
A specific aim or target.
highlight
To emphasize or make prominent a particular piece of information or event.
inconsistent
Irregular or not done properly.
internet
A worldwide collection of public networks that are linked to each other for information exchange.
job
A task or activity for which you get paid.
knowledge
The understanding or awareness of a particular task.
layout
Organization of information in a document.
menu
A list of options from which you can select to perform a desired action, such as choosing a command or applying a particular format to part of a document. Programs with graphical user interfaces provide menus that make the program easy to use.
online
When a computer is connected to the Internet, it is online.
personal
A person's private interests or activities.
professional
A person who performs tasks or activities that require particular skills and qualifications, and is paid for the work.
reference
Information provided by a reputable person about another person's character, skills, and qualifications.
resume
A summary document containing information about your skills, qualifications, and other details.
salary
The amount of money that you will receive when working at a job.
targeted resume
A type of resume created specifically for a particular task or activity.
taskbar
A rectangular bar, usually located at the bottom of the screen, that you can use to select a program running on your computer.
template
A document containing information that can be used as a starting point. This document can be modified as required to create new documents.
web site
A collection of Web pages linked together, often with a common subject or theme.