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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Adapting your Resumé

Your resumé is a living document – in fact, not just one document but many. Your life never stands still, so neither should your resumé. Just as different people see different sides of you at different times, your resumé should change according to the situation.

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Be prepared to edit, re-edit, and revise your resumé many times.

Questions to ask yourself

  • Am I looking for a change of direction in my career?

  • Have I made a list of my transferable skills and career objectives that I can refer to?

  • Do I understand the difference between a functional and chronological style of resumé, and when to use each one?

  • Do my skills and experience match the jobs that I am applying for?

Choosing your resumé

Too many people write their ...

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