of a Resume
Showcase your skills, talents, abilities, and accomplishments
Quick advertisement of who you are
Communicate your assets – be clear and concise
Land an interview!
- Employers look at resume for
about 30 seconds
Make your name and contact info easy to locate.
Structure easy to read and follow.
Have a heading for each section.
Résumé's content should support the career goal.
Make e-mail address appropriate.
Avoid being repetitive.
Use easy to read formatting.
Make your résumé look original rather than like a template.
Keep statements short and concise.
I can use the same resume for
multiple job applications.
Your references must be
listed on your resumes.
Resumes should contain your
entire work history.
If your current resume has
laboratory research listed, do
not send it to a sales position.
Typically, these are listed and
sent as a separate document.
List relevant and most recent
Change your resume content for
each job-type you apply for.
Start your bullets and statements
Match your qualifications with the
job descriptions responsibilities and
Your results or impact and tactics
Improved teamwork, prevented a problem, created a solution,
increased profits/membership, overcame obstacles, developed a
Started a new program
Created and implemented a new mentoring
program with 80% participation of residents
Name, Address (with full zip code), Phone number with area code,
Appropriate email address
The profile is about you, the objective is about them.
Skills, Honors &Awards, Hobbies and Interest (If applicable)
7. References (always a separate page)
Professional individuals who can attest to how awesome you are!