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Same-Day Resume , 2nd Edition by Michael Farr

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Chapter 2

Do a Simple Resume in About an Hour

You can write a basic resume in about an hour. It will not be a fancy one, and you might want to write a better one later, but I suggest you do the simple one first. Even if you decide to create a more sophisticated resume later (see chapter 6), doing one now will allow you to use it in your job search within 24 hours.

Chronological Resume Basics

A chronological resume is easy to do. It works best for people who have had several years of experience in the same type of job they are seeking now. This is because a chronological resume clearly displays your recent work experience. If you want to change ...

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