A resume is a tangible or digital self marketing tool that is often a requirement when applying for a job. A resume ought to be a concise document of normally 1-2 pages that states relevant job related information which may include work history, education, skills, accomplishments, a portfolio, honours or awards, publications, memberships, or maybe even hobbies

Additionally, a resume will contain your contact information, preferably at the top, so employers know your location and how to contact you.

There are three different types of resumes including a functional, chronological, or hybrid that you may use depending on which one best sells you to the employer. We’ll talk about the three different types of resumes over the next three weeks, so stay tuned!