write and format resume sectionsthe headerthe objective education section experience section other sections
write and format resume sections
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- What you are trying to tell the employer
- Typical sections of a resume
What you are trying to tell the employer
The primary reason to create a resume is to show an employer that you are qualified for the job so that they will invite you for an interview. What you include is highly dependent on the position for which you are applying...more...
Typical sections of a resume
A resume includes:
- a heading with contact information
- education section
- experience. section
- an Objective sometimes is included.
- other sections which can be included
To get started, review your information you collected earlier, or if you haven't yet, begin by collecting your history.
FAQs about what to include on a resume
What if I don't have a specific job in mind?
You can collect all your information asked for on the worksheet and put it into a Word document. Sometimes this is called a Master Resume. It includes everything you have ever done that could possibly be relevant to a job. Don't worry as much about formatting, but more about making sure you are getting all your informaiton gathered in one spot.
When the time comes to begin a resume for a job, you can pick and choose those areas that most fit the positon description.