What is a resume? What is the job of the resume?
If you have answered these questions to your satisfaction you can skip this section entirely. If not, read on....
A resume is a one or two page summary of your skills, education, experiences and accomplishments designed to capture a prospective employer's interest. A resume is a tool to get your foot in the door. It serves as a letter of introduction to get you considered for a position...the rest is up to you and your interviewing skills!
The employers that are reviewing resumes are looking for a candidates who can fill a particular position within the company. The first step is to get a better understanding of what the employers are looking for. The second step is to give it to them in a clear, easy to follow format. If you can do this, you will be one step closer to getting in the door. The following sections can help you along as you begin this important task.