Resume advice

How to write a resume

When it comes to resumes, not all information is relevant or necessary. Learn more about the steps involved in writing your resume and the information you should include in the different sections, from your opening statement, to work history, education and training.

Choosing the resume format for you

Before anything else, you need to choose the resume layout that suits your experiences and the job you are applying for.

Here are 3 popular resume formats to get you started:

  • Reverse chronological resume- list your work experience starting with your most recent position
  • Functional resume - emphasises your skills and abilities, not employment history and dates
  • One page career summary - A targeted snapshot presented as a single page career summary

Resume examples

It can be tough deciding on the resume format that best highlights your achievements and fit for a job. Take a look at our examples of 3 common resumes formats to get a better understanding of how each resume highlights your skills and experience.

How to write a resume

Follow our step by step guide to writing a winning resume that will
give you the best chance of securing an interview for a job.

Resume templates

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