We assumed that you had already developed your resume before choosing this book to help you with cover letters. For that reason, we’re not going to tell you step-by-step how to write a resume. We do, however, want to give you some ways to quickly improve your resume and really boost its power and effectiveness.
From looking at literally thousands of resumes every year, we have identified some of the most common problems that cause a resume to be ineffective. And we have concentrated our advice in this chapter on how you can address these specific problems if they exist within your resume.