Why you need a great resume

Your resume communicates your qualifications and your brand—who you are and what makes you different—to employers and recruiters. In a tough job market, you need a resume that helps you stand out in a sea of applicants.

A great resume:

  • Grabs the attention of employers and recruiters
  • Sells your strongest skills and accomplishments
  • Shows why you’re a potential match for a position or project
  • Communicates both your current capabilities and future potential
  • Helps you take the next step in your career
  • And most importantly, gets you the interview!

Ready to get started? Visit CareerOneStop’s Resume Guide to find:

  • A step-by-step plan for what to include in your resume
  • Tips for writing, formatting, and polishing
  • Sample resumes from a variety of job seekers
  • Ways to market your resume and get it into the right hands
  • How to make the most of the Internet and tools like LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Answers to the most frequently asked resume questions

Once you’ve checked out the Resume Guide, come back and leave a comment below. What do you think makes a great resume?

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