Resumes

Resume Basics

Resumes

Choosing a Career Path

For some, a career direction is clear. Others may find they have multiple, seemingly unrelated...

Common Assessment Methods

Assessment can help you determine your work interests, values, skills, and goals so that you...

Career Identification: Additional Tools

Your past is a good indication of where your future may lie. By taking time to review your...

Gather Information and Utilize Your Resources

Making career choices can be hard work. Don't be afraid to ask for help or make use of all the...

Resources and Other Opportunities

Once you have narrowed your interests to a career field or areas, take some time to research...

Networking and Finding Job Leads

Networking is a process of developing relationships with people—all kinds of people. It is also...

Your Online Presence

There is no escaping the Internet. We have all heard or read about the horror stories of people...

An Overview of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is not just for job seekers—it is a valuable tool for networking, connecting with...

Review Your Career Plan

Before you write your resume, you need to know your target audience and target position so you...

Why You Need a Résumé

As helpful as social media and sites such as LinkedIn are, a traditional resume is still a...

Starting a Résumé from Scratch

For those at the beginning of their career, the old adage of “I need experience before I can...

Types of Resumes

Before you begin writing your resume, it helps to be familiar with different types of resumes...

Writing Your Résumé Step-by-Step

The blank page can be intimidating. Take some advice from other writers—you have some options....

The Top Third of Your Résumé

If your resume is a first impression, the first glance—and the top section of the resume in...

The Professional Experience Section

The professional experience section is, essentially the “meat” of the resume for most, and for...

The Education Section

Your education, while not always a primary focus of the resume, is an important section to...

How to Include Additional Information

Some situations require that additional information be included when an obvious spot isn’t...

How to Avoid Common Résumé Mistakes

Employers may receive thousands of resumes for one position. Because of this, they are often...

Resume Advice (from the Blog)

Chronological Resumes

Chronological resumes list most recent jobs first.
44 Samples


Functional Resumes

Functional resumes list skills and achievements first, then work history.
16 Samples


Combination Resumes

Combination resumes use elements from chronological and functional formats.
32 Samples


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