O'Reilly logo

Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Describing Yourself

You may use only 100 words to describe yourself in your resumé, but the impression these few words leave and the conclusions readers draw from them are vital. Plan this aspect with precision, as with every other aspect of preparing a resumé.

TIP

Put degree letters after your name only if they are really relevant.

TIP

Make sure that your voice-mail message is clear and businesslike in case potential employers call.

Developing a personal style

It is not just what you say, it is the way that you say it. Too many job applicants resort to an old-fashioned, overly formal style of writing in their resumé construction and ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required