Resume Writing Advice
Looking to have a resumé that stands out from the other candidates? Review the tips below in order to have a resumé that meets the employer’s expectations and showcases your skills and experiences.
Before even thinking about writing or editing your resumé, ask yourself the following questions:
- What are your career goals?
- What are your experiences?
By pondering on those questions, you will be able to determine which type of resumé best suits your situation from the templates below.
- Useful to highlight a specific experience that you deem relevant
- Contains a section describing your experiences in reverse chronological order
- You can add other experiences under a volunteer section or other experiences.
- If you have little to no experience, this type of resume lets you elaborate on your skills
- If you have gaps in your employment
*Skill-based resume focuses on transferable skills such as organizational, communication, researching etc.
- If you have developed skills in other areas than work experience (education, volunteering, extra-curricular activities)
- You can list the skills you acquired from your work and extra-curricular experiences
If your resume is already written and you want to make sure it will meet the employer’s expectations, take a look at this resume checklist.
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