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February 19: Planned Outage of Websites and Online Services for Maintenance

Posted February 17, 2017

On Sunday, February 19 from 6:00-11:00 AM, the following websites and online services will not be available while system maintenance is performed. Websites and online services may become available during this time frame, but may be subject to intermittent availability. We thank you for your patience.

  • WebReg - program registration for recreation and arts activities
    (Additional planned outage takes place Sunday, February 19 from 10:00 PM until 2:00 PM Monday, February 20)
  • eAgenda - agendas, minutes, reports for Council, Board, Committee and Commission meetings
  • Dog Licences - renewals  
  • Portal Login - for tenants of city owned properties and city employees
    (This service will be restored at 8:00 AM Monday, February 20)
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Resume Tips

A resume is an opportunity to differentiate your skills, knowledge and abilities from others with potentially similar backgrounds. In essence, it’s important to accurately showcase your accomplishments to ensure that the Hiring Manager can clearly see you have the skills needed to do the work. You can use whatever format you prefer, but listed below are the three general formats typically used.

  • Chronological
  • Functional
  • Combination of Chronological and Functional

Chronological

This format reflects each individual job and a summary of the key skills gleaned from each position. This type of resume is usually of value for job seekers that are job searching in one core area of expertise in which they have worked in for most of their jobs. View a sample.

Functional

This format showcases the relevant skills necessary for the position usually listed under one title as opposed to different jobs. It’s the best way to capture skills gathered from different positions in previous years which together make up the required skill set. View a sample.

Combination

This format includes a listing of the sought after skills, but also touches on the tasks performed for each job. It’s the most detailed, and can potentially be the most repetitive of the formats if not done well. View a sample.

Whatever the format you chose, remember to ensure that your resume clearly describes your skills, education, knowledge and experiences as they directly relate to the positions advertised.

The tips provided are just a starting point, but the internet as well as our libraries are wonderful resources to gather more detailed information.

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