A resume is a 1-2 page document that lists your background emphasizing ONLY relevant experience and how it relates to the position to which you are applying Tailoring your resume is important so you demonstrate that you have the skills to effectively perform the job. A general resume does not work because an employer is evaluating you based off of what they are looking for which is listed on the posting under ‘qualifications’ or ‘requirements’. Thus, knowing what job you want is the first task before you begin writing your resume. If you are struggling with coming up with a job title or career path, click here.
View our Guide to Writing Exceptional Resumesto start or to tweak your resume. After updating your resume, drop-in during our Quick Tip hours to get your résumé reviewed by a career advisor, no appointment necessary!