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Resume Template

Name

Address

Work # / Home #

e-mail

No Objective Statement — Reason: An “objective statement” provides a screen for HR. Do not be eliminated from opportunities based on a subjective interpretation.

Education

(Reverse chronology)
Institution
Degree
Dates

Employment History

Start / End Date with Employer Employer Name
All positions held in last 5 years (even if more than one position is with the same employer):
Title (Dates help only if in more than one position with the same employer)
15-25 word description of duties, followed by:
3-4 bullet statements.
Note: a) tasks that have been undertaken, b) their results, and c) dollar ($) figure quantification of what the results meant to your employer (e.g., how time was saved, efficiency increased, process improved, revenue generated, disaster averted, etc.) The bulleted statements should provide an answer to a potential employer’s question: “What’s in it for us”?

Start / End Date Employer Name with Employer
All positions held in last 5-10 years (even if more than one position is with the same employer):
Title (Dates help only if in more than one position with the same employer)
15 words or less regarding duties
Use the bullet format discussed above only if achievements were highly significant.

Start / End Date Employer Name with employer
Positions held 10 years ago or more (even if more than one position is with the same employer):
Title (Dates help only if in more than one position with the same employer)

Additional Achievements

(Optional–may include non-employer related projects that are germane to career path)

Professional Certifications / Memberships

Skill Areas – Note computer skills, programs, etc., with which you have a high level of familiarity through use or training. Mention these in the simplest terms possible (name / version number).

The objective of a resume is to generate further interest. By keeping it brief (2 pages) you are not disclosing everything. Hopefully this highlight information will earn you an interview.