Making a strong resume takes work. For the best results in your job hunt, make sure that you customize each part of the resume to target the job that you're applying for.

Below is an example of a complete resume.

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We all want to write the perfect resume. But there are critical parts of the resume that must be included so that the hiring manager can look at your qualifications, and see how you will be a fit for the open role.

Critical resume parts:

  • Header. This includes your name, city, phone number, email, and your LinkedIn Profile.

  • Professional Summary. This is a summary of your qualifications, tailored based on the role that you're applying for.

  • Education. Any degrees or certifications.

  • Experience Any related work or volunteer experience.

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Quiz

Which of these is not a critical part of your resume?

Your name

Previous work experience

Personal interests

Your educational background

Summary

As you begin to create your resume, keep in mind that you want to include as much information as you can in order to show the hiring manager that you are the best fit for the role.

Use action verbs and numerical accomplishments for each job that is listed. Overall, you want to create the best picture of yourself so that you can create a resume that shows that you're the top candidate for the role.

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