Alrighty, so I recently graduated high school and do not have much work experience (i didn't have to work at all, until my dad died). In my area, it is especially hard to get a job in HS/college because its so small and economically depressed (relatively) that all of the jobs are given to older people with more experience. I saw a secretarial position, requiring a BA+ 5 years exp! ANYWAYS. I am trying to make my Resume stand out, because I haven't gotten any callbacks, though I have a good track record, and references. Here is what I am thinking, to grab attention.
You want to hire me because:
· I am confident and outgoing.
· I am not afraid to admit my mistakes, and seek help when I need it.
· I have excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
· I work well on my own, and in a group.
Do not pass me up simply for my lack of work history. I was a leader and a doer in high school; from Equestrian Team and 4-H, to the Drama department, Cheer and Ballet, I have been involved with many clubs and activities. I am still that way today; in the last year I have completed courses in Phlebotomy, Nursing Assistance, and am currently working on my Emergency Medical Technician certification. My skills, determination, and motivation compensate for my miniscule work history.
Opinions? I'm worried that i sound to cocky, but at the same time, I need to stand out. How would you introduce me? Thank you, so much!