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- If you currently are in college then I would recommend you to go to the career services on campus and ask them for resume templates. Most career services have a booklet with various resume and cover letter templates.
- Also, make sure that your resume is only one page long. You can only have two pages or more if you have many years of experience.
- If you want me to edit or critique your resume then feel free to send it to me at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are several different types of resumes to choose from. Chronological, reverse chronological, and functional are some of the most common. I personally choose the functional style, because it leaves more of the creativity aspect to you. Creativity is one of the most important parts of your resume, however some may be more appealing depending on the circumstance. HR's or other reps get lots of resumes everyday, and standing out visually is a great start. If you are in school, coursework, job-related experience, honors/awards, certificates/qualification, and YOUR NAME/CONTACT INFO are among the most important
There are template documents on MS Word if you have access to it. I would not recommend using these because it gives a "cheesy" or careless vibe to employers, however, they are an excellent means for learning how to structure your resume for the various types.
You might also try a google image search for a particular style of resume. Pretend you are an employer and without reading any in-depth, choose one that looks the most appealing to you and use that as a basis for your own design. DO NOT COPY a particular page, but use it to spark the flame.
I sure can, I can send you a template I used when I was in college so you can use that formatting if you like. I can also talk you through how to make yourself and your resume presentable. My first job was screening resume's for my dad's recruiting company. Just let me know,
If you would like more advice on how to create a resume, you can get in touch with me.