A resume will not get you the position but it may keep you out of an interview. The resume is usually responsible for creating that first impression. Consider some of these general
guidelines when writing your resume.
questionnaire to help understand how managers quantify performance)
Provide educational background (school, degree, graduation dates, major and GPA if over 3.0)
Include any volunteer work, professional affiliations, certifications, languages, etc.
Do not include an objective. Too vague of an objective does not accomplish anything and too specific of an objective may limit you.
Do not misrepresent employment or educational experience.
We recommend the same format as this sample resume
provided for John Doe.
- Keep it short, one page if possible.
- List all jobs beginning with the most recent position and work backwards chronologically. Include months and years.
- Give brief description of duties and responsibilities
(include products, call points, territory, etc.)
- Use bullet points to describe and quantify the top 3-5 achievements for each position. (refer to