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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Chapter 4Building Your Résumé Documents

In the previous chapter, we looked at the textual content of your résumé. You should have a decent collection of text and notes that you want to let your future employer know about you. You should have a good idea of the order of importance and what you want to emphasize. Now it’s time to put the pieces together.

Keep four basic rules in mind when building your résumé:

  • It is your first work product for your new company.

  • It will be seen by more people than you expect.

  • It must be perfect.

  • Presentation is content.

Your résumé is a work product.

Your résumé gives each reader an impression of the type of work you can do and the pride you take in that work. Lack of pride in the work you’ve done ...

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