Easy Resume Creator User's Manual.
Resume Sections. Honors and Awards
List the awards, honors, recognition of academic achievement that you have earned. You may include accomplishments and extracurricular activities tell an employer about your interests, motivations, and skills.

To add a new Honors and Awards record:
  1. In the Honors and Awards window, click the Add link or select Add on the window's shortcut menu.
  2. In the Add window that appears:
    1. Click on the corresponding text area and type in the award Title.
    2. Click on the corresponding text area and type in the Association that awarded you with this honor.
    3. Specify the date when you were awarded:
      • Click on the down arrow button and, on the list that appears, select the Month when you received that award.
      • Then click on another down arrow button and, on the list that appears, select the Year when you received that award.
    4. Click on the corresponding text area and type in your honor / award Details. Keep your details brief and to the point. A well-written description will make your resume more informative and appealing.

      Tip: Write in complete sentences and / or descriptive phrases using proper grammar, punctuation and correct spelling. Do not use ALLCAPS in your description. Avoid overusing promotional language.

      Note: You can format your information using the formatting buttons above the text area. To format the information: select the text to be formatted and click on of the buttons above the text area. The buttons have the following meanings:
      • [I] - Italicize selected text.
      • [B] - Bolden selected text.
      • [Space] - Insert a non-breaking space.
      • [Enter] - Insert a line break into the text.
      • [*] - Inset a bullet point into the text.
    5. To insert this record into resume, select the option "I would like to publish this record" and click OK. Clicking OK with this option deselected will save your information in the database but will not insert it into your resume. To quit adding new record, click Cancel and return to the Honors and Awards window.
To edit an Honors and Awards record:
  1. In the Honors and Awards window, select the record to be edited.
  2. Click the Edit link at the left side of the screen or select Edit on the window's shortcut menu.
  3. In the Edit window that appears:
    1. Click on the corresponding text area and modify the award Title as necessary.
    2. Click on the corresponding text area and modify the name of the Association that awarded you with this honor.
    3. Modify the date when you were awarded:
      • Click on the down arrow button and, on the list that appears, modify the selection of the Month when you received that award.
      • Then click on another down arrow button and, on the list that appears, modify the selection of the Year when you received that award.
    4. Click on the corresponding text area and type in your honor / award Details. Keep your details brief and to the point. A well-written description will make your resume more informative and appealing.

      Tip: Write in complete sentences and / or descriptive phrases using proper grammar, punctuation and correct spelling. Do not use ALLCAPS in your description. Avoid overusing promotional language.

      Note: You can format your information using the formatting buttons above the text area. To format the information: select the text to be formatted and click on of the buttons above the text area. The buttons have the following meanings:
      • [I] - Italicize selected text.
      • [B] - Bolden selected text.
      • [Space] - Insert a non-breaking space.
      • [] - Insert a line break into the text.
      • [*] - Inset a bullet point into the text.
    5. To insert this record into resume, select the option "I would like to publish this record" and click OK. Clicking OK with this option deselected will save your information in the database but will not insert it into your resume. To quit adding new record, click Cancel and return to the Honors and Awards window.
To delete an Honors and Awards record:
  1. In the Honors and Awards window, select the record to be deleted.
  2. Click the Remove link at the left side of the screen or select Remove on the window's shortcut menu.
Caution: Clicking the Remove link at the left side of the screen or selecting Remove on the window's shortcut menu will permanently delete selected information without further questions asked. Therefore, be careful about deleting sections of your resume and think twice before proceeding with this operation!

To move your Honors and Awards records up or down your resume:
  1. In the Honors and Awards window, select the record to be moved.
  2. Click the Up or Down link at the left side of the screen.
Tip: You can view the Resume Samples to see the other candidates' honors and awards list. This may give you a few ideas of what your honors and awards list might be and how to present those in your resume the most appropriately.

Click Next to continue, Back to return one step back or Cancel to quit. To save your personal information and finish your resume now, click Save / Finish.

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