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Download Future Business Leaders of America Competitive Events Study Guide

Future Business Leaders of America Competitive Events Study Guide

📚 Future Business Leaders of America Competitive Events Study Guide
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Letter of Application and Résumé

The following suggestions have been collected from judges’ comments and are presented to help eliminate the technical errors that can lead to lower scores and/or disqualification.

  •   Letters must be addressed exactly as stated in the event guidelines.
  •   Letters of application are limited to one page and résumés to no more than two pages.
  •   Photographs must not be submitted.
  •   Letters of recommendation should not be included with the materials.
  •   Letters are generally preferred in block format.
  •   All documents must be error-free.
  •   Some judges have stated their preference for résumés that list an objective.
  •   Résumés should emphasize the skills that contribute to the position for which one is applying.
  •   Materials are to be submitted in six file folders properly labeled (see CMH for details). Suggestions for Creating a Good Résumé
  •   The résumé should show a clear match between your skills, experience, and activities with the event.
  •   Highlight your major accomplishments.
  •   Information on the résumé should be listed in order of importance; e.g., for Job Interview list your work experience (paid or unpaid) first and for Future Business Leader your FBLA involvement.
  •   Highlight the important skills that make you stand out for the award.
  •   Make a good first impression—no typos or incorrect grammar.
  •   Information on your résumé must be truthful.
  •   List your extracurricular activities that relate to the event.