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Resume Guide


Welcome to the Resume Guide. Follow the tabs above for resources and information on how to build and format your resume. Get started by selecting the Resume Books tab above.


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What is a Resume?

A resume is a written summary of your education, work experience, skills, and accomplishments. This document is used to apply for jobs and is usually the first item a potential employeer sees about you. The resume's main purpose is to get you a job interview. 

 Your resume should describe:

  • Your most marketable skills
  • Your educational background
  • Your employment history
  • Your key accomplishments on the job