How much knowledge do you have about the area of your study? Do you know your industry well? Do you know the job market for the area of your study? What would your answer be if you were asked these questions in your interview?
Writing an effective resume is an important part of your job search. It is a tool that should effectively and succinctly sell you as a potential employee.
Similar to a career plan it will be continually updated, developed and reviewed. There are many things to consider when writing a resume such as length and format, the balance between skills, achievements, experience and personal passions, your audience, and the type of roles you are applying for.
There is no perfect format, although, in our experience, there are a number of fundamental things your resume should cover. Below is our guide to writing an effective resume.