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Soon, most employers and employees will not know of a time when computers were not ubiquitous at work. The “Computer Skills” section of the resume may be obsolete when that time comes. Computer literacy, like language literacy—reading and writing—will be assumed even if this is not stated on the resume. For the time being, though, […]

  Now that we have a heading on our screen, and a resume outline, we are ready to fill in the next level of the outline—an outline of our professional history. Most of us will find this part pretty easy because we know where we worked and when we worked there. Some of us will […]

  There is no “right” or “wrong” way to design a resume, in my opinion, but most of us will use one of two general formats—reverse chronological or functional. The reverse-chronological format is most widely accepted, but from time-to-time some of us will be encouraged to use a “functional” format. Reverse-chronological resumes describe our careers […]