Thursday, February 19

Instructions for Today’s Class


6 – 7:15 Complete Mini-Job Search Blog Post
7:25 – 8:15 Resume Formatting / Reading


6 pm – 7:15 pm

1) Today, we will finish our Mini-Job Search Blog entry in class. Please add the reflection on the job search–particularly thinking about the skills and qualifications you will need in order to confidently apply to these positions.

Please follow these instructions (click here!)


7:15 pm – 8:15 pm

1) Please read and outline our guide on Resumes  (Markel; Technical Communication, 10th Edition; “Writing Paper Resumes”)

2) Discussion of Resume Formatting

HW for Next Thursday: Complete and turn in your first draft of your resume via our assignment uploader.

For additional help, you can follow the step-by-step instructions in this Power Point presentation (from Purdue OWL website).

Also: Please bring four paper copies of your resume to class. Please use your existing resumes if you already have one. (We will take part of next Thursday’s class to conduct peer review of our resumes.)