How do you answer supplemental questions?

Specific points to consider when answering supplemental questions:

  1. Read each question carefully.
  2. Make sure you answer each question by describing your experience and/or training.
  3. Make sure the experience you describe is listed in your application.
  4. Use “I” not “we” when describing job duties.
  5. Use good writing skills.

What should I put for supplemental information on a job application?

A supplemental question response should include the following: Describe the knowledge, skill, or ability (competency) we are seeking. Tell us how you gained the competency. Tell us where you gained the competency.

Should I put military awards on my resume?

Your military honors prove your excellence and commitment to your work, so make sure you include them on your resume. Receiving any military medals, awards or an honorable discharge should all be included to showcase your achievements and service.

Should I put perfect attendance on my resume?

There’s no need to overstate your accomplishments either. For some jobs, just noting that you “had a perfect attendance record” is sufficient. However, even briefly relating one way you went “above and beyond” can turn an otherwise bland resume into one that hooks you the interview.

What is supplemental information on a resume?

Some of these extra details – education, training, memberships, licenses, and volunteer experience – can help you stand out as a candidate and deserve a place on your resume. Generally, supplemental information on your resume belongs at the end.

Does Upenn require supplemental essays?

In the Penn-specific essays, be precise when explaining both why you are applying to Penn and why you have chosen to apply to that specific undergraduate school. Some of our specialized programs will have additional essays to complete, but the Penn essay should address the single-degree or single-school choice.

How do you list recognition on a resume?

When putting each award or accomplishment on your resume, always include the official title of the award, the level of recognition (national, international, state, industry-specific) and the date of recognition. Also include the purpose of the award and what accomplishments it specifically recognizes.