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Writing your Resumé by Robert Heller

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Applying for your First Job

At this stage, your resumé needs to show your potential – that you are somebody worth investing in. Employers may respond to your resumé by sending you an application form. Approach this as you have your resumé, focusing on your achievements and skills.

TIP

Be creative in your approach to your resumé, but follow the basic rules.

Ordering information

When looking for your first job, the best format for your resumé is the functional one. You need to list full details of your education – these will be your main achievements to date. Think hard about your other accomplishments – you will need to identify them ...

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