How to Write Your Own Resume

April 8, 2009 by Terri  
Filed under Pastiche

With so many of us looking for a job these days, it helps to have a resume that will “Wow!” a prospective employer. Something that stands out from the countless numbers of resumes they receive, probably on a daily basis. The problem is, not many people know how to write that killer resume, and certainly can’t afford to hire a professional. Well, take heart in the fact that you can write a resume as good as, or even better than, a majority of the pros — Yes you can!

You can also stop searching the Net now for all of the “How To” resume sites because I’ve narrowed it down to the best of the best for you! From the Rockport Institute (who knows more than a thing or two about resume writing) comes an online guide that will step you through the process, and offer other valuable job search information for you. To give you an idea about why you should click on this link to their resume guide, here’s what’s in it:

Part 1 - WRITE A RESUME THAT GENERATES RESULTS
Part 2 - HOW TO KNOCK THE SOCKS OFF A PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYER
Part 3 - THE EVIDENCE SECTION - HOW TO PRESENT YOUR WORK HISTORY, EDUCATION, ETC.
Part 4 - A FEW GUIDELINES FOR A BETTER PRESENTATION
Part 5 - I’M NOT SURE THE JOB I’M LOOKING FOR IS THE RIGHT ONE FOR ME
Part 6 - ADD POWER TO YOUR RESUME WITH POWERWORDS