Oct 22

What is a Resume?

Your resume should provide a crisp, positive, and accurate overview of your work experience, job skills, and education. It should be clear and to the point, honest, and without any padding.

The purpose of your resume is to market your abilities to get an interview.

You want to stand out from the crowd, without telling any huge fibs that could catch you out later.

Remember, your resume will be one of many under consideration, especially in these challenging economic times.

In coming articles in this series, we will try to give you some helpful advice on how to write or update your resume, so you can turn it into one that prospective employers will be pleased to read, and eager to follow up on.

We will also give some helpful hints on appropriate cover letters, for a more polished professional method of communicating with prospective employers.

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