Content Makes the OnTarget Difference
In This Chapter
Understanding the parts of your resume
Dumping content that doesn’t open interview doors
Deciding whether to use an objective or summary
Using good judgment on salary requests
Shaping your content in application forms
A prospective employer makes a leap of faith investing money in you as a new and untried employee. Are you really a good match for the position and the company? A resume’s content is the first step toward answering that question.
How important is content? In comparing a position’s requirements to your qualifications (see Chapter 6), what your resume says is mission-critical.
The Parts of Your Resume
To make your contents easy to access, organize the facts into various categories. Here are the essential parts that make up a resume:
Objective or summary statement
Education and training ...