Think of your resume as a foundation: everything else depends on it. Although resumes vary based on the industry you’re looking to work in, once you’ve chosen one of the three main formats ( chronological, functional or hybrid) the basic formatting of all resumes remains consistent. A good resume is always clear, succinct and easy to skim. Above all, it should give the reader a strong sense of your skills, work experience, and education, at a glance.

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8 Steps to Organize Your Resume

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