The goal is to help you create an updated general document that can be easily modified in the future. Over the next few weeks, you’ll learn why it is important to customize your resume to meet an employer’s job description. This requires that you have a solid general template to work from. Your General Resume is due by the end of week 1.
You can either upload your updated resume (after reading/incorporating information from this week’s readings) or you can build a new resume using UMUC’s general resume builder or templates. Note that UMUC uses templates that are considered best practice in the career services field.
You should create a resume with a specific job or career field in mind. You’ve done the research in weeks 1 & 2 on skills that you need and need to showcase, and you’ve read how to write your resume (active verbs, etc.). SO now put it together in your resume.
Option 1: Create a new general resume (or copy your existing resume into a UMUC resume template).
Career changers template
Cyber.IT with experience template
Cyber.IT without experience template
Federal Resume template
Limited Experience template
Relevant Experience template
Option 2: Upload an existing general resume or copy your existing resume into a UMUC resume template.
**For both Option 1 and Option 2, please note that your general resume should be one page, definitely no more than two pages long. This is not the place to submit a federal resume or CV**
Your must submit your resume draft BOTH via VMOCK and in LEO. The VMOCK tool uses algorithms to analyze your resume and offer you specific feedback on ways to improve it. It offers four different benchmarks to choose from to rate your resume based on your career and experience level.
YOU MUST FIRST submit the PDF of your resume via VMOCK. To do so, please
To receive feedback on your resume within the Vmock platform you will need to follow the instructions below:
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