Create a Résumé
The Résumé Wizard helps you organize your skills, education, and experience in a format that
is appropriate for your job search.
The wizard also helps you create a cover letter and send the résumé and cover letter to someone by e-mail or FAX if your computer supports these services.
Double Click Microsoft Word on the Desktop.
When the Word program opens, Click File on the Menu bar.
From File menu…Click New.
Click the Other documents tab…icons for sample résumés will be displayed.
Preview Résumé Styles
Contemporary style (CONTRESU)
Elegant Style (ELEGRESU)
Professional style (PROFRESU)
Click once on each icon to preview the desired style. (Preview box is on the right side.)
Select and double click a style to view
in full page text or double click Résumé Wizard.
Follow the steps in the wizard.
Review and Start
Which Style Would You Like?
Prepare your personal information to be typed in the résumé .
Select/Click a résumé style from the preview page.
Click the Next button at the bottom of the screen.
Select the appropriate type of résumé to be completed for your job search.
The types are organized from entry level to professional and administrative positions.
Adding Personal Information
Type the information requested in the boxes.
The wizard offers several built-in headings that you can place in any order or you can add your own headings.
After selecting your headings, Click Finish.
Completing your Résumé
An active (type & replace text) Word document will be on your desktop.
Click and move your cursor line to line. Use your mouse or arrow keys, DO NOT press the Enter key.
Delete text as needed. Type and replace your information in the designated areas.
Remember to SAVE your document to a floppy disk before exiting the program.
Cover Letters and Changes
Word Assistant is available to assist you in adding a cover letter for your résumé.
Click and follow steps.
You may also FAX or e-mail your résumé to someone, if your computer supports these services.
E-mail Your Document
Attachments for Beginners
Click the paperclips and follow five easy steps to attach graphics, documents, and photos to your E-mail messages.
If you can’t remember how to save a file to a floppy disk or the steps to copy and paste a document, check out the Word Notes quick reference guide to many frequently used tasks.
Click and Review
Save and Open Files
Copy and Paste Text & Documents
Print a Document (Portrait Style)
Print a Document (Landscape Style)
Insert a Table, Header, Footer