Resume Elements

Strengthening you resume

(December 2018)

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