Many people will tell you that resumes are dead. However, your resume is one of the things you just can’t afford to get wrong, especially in today’s economic climate. Competition for jobs is fierce so it’s important that you get your resume right. Admittedly resumes have changed over the years though.
But what is a resume? A candidate’s resume is a written document that is intended to convince an employer that her job’s requirements are met by the candidate’s skills and experience. Your resume should describe you and show what you can do by describing what you have already done. It should include your professional and volunteer experience, special skills, education, and accomplishments.
Now that you know what the resume is, let’s get one! You can download this Word resume template and swap the sample details for your own.