Casey A. Hadley
3990 Farnum Road
New York, NY 10016
Email ID: email@example.com
To secure an entry level position in an organization where my skills and expertise are utilized in a way that helps both me and the company
J.D. Degree （Or Juris Doctor Degree–never Juris Doctorate） anticipated or expected May, 2006, West Virginia University
College of Law, Morgantown, WV.
GPA 2.9/4.3 Class Rank: 45/160. Top one/third.
B.S. in Civil Engineering, summa cum laude, May 2003, West Virginia University College of Engineering, Morgantown, WV
GPA 3.98/4.0. Class Rank: Second in class of 500.
Summer Associate, Dewey Cheatham And Howe, Pittsburgh, PA. May- August 2005
Rotated between Real Estate and Corporate Departments. Research and drafted memoranda in areas of antitrust and trade regulation, electronic commerce, and land use planning.
Volunteer Legal Clerk, Hometown Legal Firm, Anywhere USA May-August 2004
Researched property records at courthouse and prepared memoranda for attorneys; delivered and picked up various legal documents as assigned. Helped with document sorting.
Student Intern, WVU College of Engineering, Morgantown, WV. June 2002-May 2003
Performed legal research and analysis to assess the statutory, regulatory and case law ramifications of innovative underground storage tank remedial technology.
Summer Worker, 1999-2003.
Various jobs to provide part of educational experiences including: Laborer Convex Eagle Glass, Clarksburg, WV. Counter person, Wendy’s International, Morgantown.
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES
WVU College of Law
Student Member, American Bar Association; Member, Patent Law Student Association; Member, Volunteer Law Clerks, student organization which researches legal questions assigned by WV Circuit Judges; Member, International Law Society; Phi Alpha Delta, International Legal Fraternity.
West Virginia University
Member, Mountain Honorary, highest honor society for WVU undergraduate students; Mortar Board National Honor Society; Captain, （two years） Varsity Tennis Team.
SKILLS AND INTERESTS
Fluent in spoken and written German, reading knowledge of Spanish and French. Certified in LEXIS and West Law. Excellent ability in WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, GroupWise and Quicken. Captain, tennis team, 4 years undergraduate.
1. One page, concise, easy-to-read format 一页、简洁、排版清晰
One page is the optimal length for most entry and mid-level positions: 大多数入门或中层职位，一页简历是最佳长度
Hiring managers are busy. A one-page résumé makes their job easier to quickly make an interview decision: 招聘经理时间有限，一页长度的简历能帮你传达最核心信息，帮他们快速做出是否面试的决定
2. Include a hyperlink to your email address 邮箱地址加超链接
Hyperlinks make it easie for hiring managers to contact you directly from your résumé： 邮箱地址加个超链接，这样招聘经理看完简历，直接就能联系你；
Details like this will make you more professional and help you stand out from the crowd: 这些小细节能让你显得更专业，帮你从一堆简历里脱颖而出
3. Include a Linkedin profile 创建一个Linkedin账户
Hiring managers at multinational companies increasingly look at Linkedin profiles to find out detailed information about a candidate's professional experiences: 很多跨国公司HR会用Linkedin查看求职者的过往工作经历
A Linkedin profile helps make you seem more professional and globally-minded: 创建一个Linkedin账户，能让你显得更专业、更有国际思维
4. Do not use the pronoun "I" 千万别用第一人称"I"
Never refer to yourself in the first person: 写简历的时候，千万不要用第一人称"I"
Using "I" makes your writing unprofessional and lacking objectivity: 这样的书写会让你显得非常不专业、让简历缺乏客观性
5. Lead with an executive summary 写一段自我概括
Instead of using a cover letter, lead with a summary to state your years of experience and career highlights: cover letter太长了，现在的趋势是用一段简短的概述把你的职业履历、工作成绩体现出来
Put the summary right after your contact details: 概述应该放在简历最开头，联络信息下
Instead of labeling it "summary", use your expertise as the header: 不要给摘要起名"summary", 直接把你的专长和优势作为题目
5. Use keywords in the job description 简历里体现招聘职位的关键词
Use keywords in the job description throughout your résumé to show that you have the right experience and skillset: 招聘广告职位描述里出现的关键词、能力应该不断出现在你的简历里， 体现你拥有最匹配的经验和能力
6. Do not include irrelevant experiences 不相关的工作经历不要写
If you do not have relevant experiences, your chances of getting an interview and getting the job are probably low: 如果你没有任何和这个职位相关的经验，老实说，成功几率也不高
7. Use data and results whereever possible 用数字说话
Use data to support your claim of skills: 用数字体现你的能力
Use results by action sentence structure: 使用"做了什么达到什么成果"的句型
8. List education at the end of the résumé 教育背景放最后
If you are a recent graduate, try to highlight your internship experience as much as possible: 如果你是应届毕业生，多花点篇幅描述实习经验，不要只说学校的成绩
Hiring managers are more likely to choose the most "job ready" candidates: 招聘方更倾向于选择能快速上手工作的人
9. Remove empty statements like "a passionate individual looking for an opportunity to grow" 空话、废话不要说
Hiring managers are focused on finding the right hire: 用人单位想找到最适合这个职位的人选
Empty statements do not increase your chances: 空话不会增加你的机会
10. Subject line, attachment name 邮件主题、附件名称
The subject of your email should be the job position and your name
The name of the attachment should also follow the same rule: 附件的文件名也应该一样； 千万不要是乱码、数字；