Resume Writing Guides
This area of our site provides a menu list of links to a variety of articles related to resume writing. The articles are written by several of our contributing professional and certified resume writers and key partners.
The resume writing articles cover 3 main areas: general resume writing advice and tips to improve the effectiveness of your resume; resume structure techniques that describe how to put together the resume and utilization of different formats; and resume mistakes that discuss the most common issues people have with resume writing and how to avoid these critical errors.
Resume Writing Advice
Resume Writing Structure & Formatting
- Create a Resume Opening that Wows
- Functional Resume Example
- Resume Font Wars – Serif versus Sans-Serif
- Resume Verbs – Synonyms to Spice Up Your Resume
- Reverse Chronological Resume Example
- Using an Executive Summary on Your Resume
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Our resources section also covers topics such as templates, types of resume formats, verb lists with synonyms and other helpful writing tools. You can find links to our resume reosurces on the right side menu.
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