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Same-Day Resume , 2nd Edition by Michael Farr

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Chapter 1

Quick Tips for Creating and Using a Resume

This book’s objective is to help you get a good job in less time. Creating a superior resume alone will not get you a job. No matter how good your resume is, you will still have to get interviews and do well in them before you get a job offer.

So, a legitimate question might be “Why have a resume at all?” This chapter answers that question by presenting both sides of the argument as well as my own conclusions. I also give you an overview of some guidelines for writing your resume and tips on how to use it.

What Is a Resume?

As a first step in creating a resume, examine what a resume is and consider ...

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