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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To The Perfect Resume by Susan Ireland

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The Last Word

Your destination is within sight; you don’t even need binoculars to see the resume shore anymore! Only a few more sections might appear on your resume, such as Professional Affiliations, Community Service, Computer Skills, and Personal Interests. Let’s talk about them.

Volunteerism That Pays Off

What you do in your unpaid time may say as much about you as what you do for employment. If you feel that your volunteerism makes a statement about your dedication, character, or social awareness, or in any way enhances your qualifications for your next job, a section called Community Service, Civic Leadership, or Volunteerism is the place to list it.
 
Dates are optional under the Volunteerism section. If you list them, you should ...

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