How To Outline To Make A Resume

By: Aseriah Jordan

Every resume you will ever write will contain the same components.No matter what format you use, so make sure you have this informationon hand before you start writing your Resume...

Basic Components of Every Resume

• Job Objective (or Summary of Qualifications)

• Experience (employers, dates of employment, job titles)

• Accomplishments (what the you've achieved on the job, including exact numbers if available)

• Capabilities (skills you would bring to the job applying for)

• Education (schools, diplomas, honors, majors, thesis topics, etc.)

However, remember that it is not just that you have the aboveoutline components, it is how you use them-you will have a differentlevel of experience, or education than someone else. So don't just goand copy an example you find off the internet, is not recommended.

Here is some basic components explained a little better.

Objective Section: Here you will enter a clear, tightly focused job objective corresponding to the job you are applying for.

Experience Section: In this section you enter dataabout the various jobs you've held, starting with the most recent andworking backwards and down the page.

Education Section: Filling out this section issimilar to filling in the experience section. You start by writing downthe highest or most recent degree first. Usually these are the samething, but if they aren't put the most relevant one first.

Extra: Using bullets when listing youraccomplishments, education, and capabilities helps the employer readyour resume quickly. Also, if it is relevant, you can add sections forvolunteer work, languages, publications, seminars attended, licenses,special skills, honors and awards or affiliations (e.g. professionalassociations).

Take a look at this resume example and notice how the basic components where used.

In Summary The outline to make a resume is rather simple andyou will fulfill most of the questions an employer will have beforethey call you in for an interview. If you need help in writing aprofessionally written resume head on over to Or if you already have a resume you can Post if for FREE at

Best of Luck in Your Job Search.

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