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Strategic Resume

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Essay title: Strategic Resume

I am a non-traditional student who has had training in resume writing, but this training was 20 years ago. Doing this workbook on Strategic Resumes has brought me to the here and now.

I went to school directly after graduating from high school and received a degree in business/secretarial studies. I worked for several years in this field. I got married, had two children, and then I got a divorce. It took five years after my divorce to seek a change in my life. I went back to school to become a Registered Dental Hygienist. My change-readiness became a driving force in my life. I had a clear plan and goal. Many obstacles tried to alter the plan, but I was ready for a change and nothing was going to stop me.

I am now a month from graduation and find myself without a current resume and finding it difficult to relate the two fields of study into a resume that reflects my current goal of working as a Registered Dental Hygienist.

My knowledge of a resume was a format with standardized information. BORING!!!!!! I learned a new way of thinking in doing this course. I could be creative in formulating an effective resume that would be a sales tool in obtaining an interview and a job.

When following that standardized format it was pretty simple to write a resume, but in being creative and compiling information from any area of my life to correlate

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