resume tips

What should my resume include?

  • Include prior positions held and similar experiences you have held that would make you the right fit for the position.

  • Be specific when explaining past experience giving examples detailing the responsibilities and obligations you performed.

  • Focus on your accomplishments in each position.

  • Include key words that emphasize your experiences and accomplishments such as “developed”, “designed”, “supported”, “administered”, and “managed.”

  • Include any certifications, educational degrees, and formal training that you have acquired.

What should my resume look like?

  • Easy on the eyes. No need for crazy formatting, fonts or pictures. 

  • Using bullet points is an easy way to format and detail your resume.

  • A standard rule for length is one (1) page for every 10 years of work history. (However, some industries and jobs may require more information or description - use your best judgement, avoid fluff)

ok, i'm finished. Now what?

  • Make sure that all of the information you provide, including phone numbers and email addresses are accurate and in service.

  • DOUBLE CHECK all of your spelling and grammar!!