Resume Elements

Strengthening you resume

This section will be a bit of a free-association for the next few weeks. I’ll be adding new resume formats as I find interesting styles, innovative approaches and resumes to avoid.

RESUME BASICS (level one)

  • Up-to-date contact information including phone number and e-mail address

  • Reverse chronological order

  • Correct dates

  • Correct company information

  • Correct degree designation and graduation dates

  • Correct titles

RESUME BASICS (level two)

  • Career summary

  • Career goals

  • Positional summary

  • Awards

  • Profession Affiliations

  • Volunteerism

  • Special Accomplishments