How to write a resume

I have read thousands of resumes. Some very good ones and many poor. So what's the difference? Firstly, contrary to much advice, your resume or curriculum vitae is not a marketing document. If it looks like one (photos, colour, images, fancy fonts and designs, and extraneous information) it immediately tells the reader that: A) you really want/need a job (be...

Resume and application tips

The aim of your resumé is to present career information about yourself that is accurate, relevant and concise, and that will entice the reader to meet with you for an interview. Always keep in mind that your resumé should be easy to read, factual, succinct and have a logical flow. Remember it is about times, dates, places, facts and figures. Preparation&h...