Understanding the Parts of a Resume
IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding the sections of your resume
Dumping content that doesn’t open interview doors
Using objectives and summaries strategically
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 can make or break the initial impression that determines how that question gets answered (and if you get the interview).
How important is content? In comparing a position’s requirements to your qualifications (see Chapter 9), what your resume says is critical. This chapter outlines the sections you include on your Core resume. Chapters 9 to 11 explain how to sell, not tell, your worth.
Breaking Down the Parts of Your Resume
To make your content easy to access, organize ...