How to Prepare a Resume that Will Stand Out From the Rest

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A résumé is a vital first step in achieving your next promotion. It is, in essence, your personal advertisement, a short document encapsulating your qualifications and experience, a door-opener to that all-important next step, the job interview. The following check list is designed to help you to prepare and present a winning résumé… 1. Format Résumés can be prepared in various formats, the most common being: Chronological: your experience and information are listed in reverse chronological order, present job being cited first. This format clearly shows your growth and development. Functional: your work experience is arranged in categories such as project management, leadership, personnel administration, stock control, community relations, and finance. 2. Process The résumé writing process involves the following steps: 1. Assemble the information on yourself. 2. Select information relevant to the position advertised. 3. Decide on résumé section headings. 4. Prepare a first draft. 5. Allow an ‘incubation’ [...]