How to Write the Perfect Resume as a First Time Job Seeker

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How-to-Write-the-Perfect-Resume-as-a-First-Time-Job-SeekerIf you're a recent graduate heading into the workforce for the first time, you may be at a loss as to what to put on your resume. After all, if you don't have any previous work experience, so what should you list on your resume?

First off, congratulations on completing your schooling! That's a great achievement.

Liberty Staffing Services is a staffing agency which helps local job seekers find employment in Ontario. Our doors are open and we are accepting in-person interviews

We would like to provide you with some resume writing tips to help you land your perfect first job. 

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Follow these tips to help you write a perfect resume as a first time job seeker. 

Check for Spelling/Grammar Mistakes

Don't send out a resume full of spelling errors and grammatical mistakes. Employers may toss your resume into the trash if they see even one spelling mistake. 

Having spelling mistakes on your resume can make you appear sloppy and unorganized. You want to make a good first impression. 

Everyone is human, and everyone makes mistakes. The best way to ensure that your resume is spelling mistake free is to ask a friend or family member to proofread your resume before you send it out. 

List Your Education and Any School Projects

Whether you just finished secondary school, or you recently completed college/university/trade school, make sure that you list all of your education on your resume. 

After you've listed your most recent education, then think about any school projects that you worked on that may be applicable to a job or the workforce. Did you create a PowerPoint presentation for one of your school projects? Did you work on a project with a team? Mention any projects where you obtained transferable skills to the position that you're applying for. 

Mention Internships and Any Volunteer Experience

Last, not certainly not least, list any internship or volunteer experience that you have.

Even if you completed an unpaid internship, that's perfectly fine to note on your resume. 

Highschool students in Ontario are required to complete 40 hours of community service in order to graduate. It would be a great idea to list your volunteer experience on your resume. Not only does your volunteer experience show that you are a caring and passionate individual, but it also shows that you're responsible. 

Apply to Liberty Staffing Today!

Once you've updated your resume keeping these helpful tips in mind, apply with us today! 

Start our online application, and then contact your nearest Liberty Staffing branch location for an interview! 

Liberty Staffing offers general labour, warehouse, industrial, factory, and office jobs throughout Ontario. We have many entry-level job opportunities available that are perfect for first time job seekers. 

Check out our job board. We'll help you find a great first job! 


Megan Lacombe

Megan is a Media Communications professional at Liberty Staffing. She has experience working as a Freelance Writer for a variety of companies online. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, photography, running, and kayaking. An avid reader, she reads anything, anywhere. She puts creativity and passion into everything that she does. Her favourite quote is “Create the things you wish existed” by Anonymous.

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