You’ve never written a resume, or you did once, twenty years ago. Before jumping in headfirst, get back to the basics. These expertly written guides below will help you choose a format, order your information in the best way possible according to your education and work experience, and style you resume in both an effective but eye-pleasing manner. Click below links to get started.
- How To Write a Resume
- Step 1: Choose From 3 Resume Formats
- Step 2: The Order of Information
- Step 3: Styling Your Resume
If you have the basics figured out, but you want to get a little deeper with how to optimize each individual section, you’ll want to go through our beginner articles. They cover all the most basic information you’ll need for writing a clear and concise career objective as well as writing effective education and skills sections.
- Resume Writing FAQ
- The 10 Commandments of Resume Writing
- How to Write a Career Objective
- How to Write the Education Section
- How to Write the Skills Section
- “How to Start a Resume” Flow Chart
Resume Writing 202: Advanced Persuasive Techniques
The advanced guides are for applicants looking to go above and beyond your standard format. They take a deeper look into the words used for your job descriptions and achievements. There is also a guide for how to write a professional profile for when you have outgrown a career objective, as well as our authoritative guide to producing a video resume.
- How to Write an Achievement Oriented Resume
- How to Choose the Perfect Resume Format
- 103+ Resume Writing Tips
- How To Write a Professional Profile
- Video Resume: The Authoritative Guide
Resume Writing 303: Expert Finishing
These expert guides are for more specific situations like combating age discrimination while hunting for a new job, military veterans transitioning to civilian careers, and stay at home moms looking to rejoin the workforce. There is also a guide for professionals looking to highlight their career accomplishments with a qualifications summary.