One Section at a Time Writing Your Resume

Tuesday, November 26th 2019. | resume

One-Section-at-a-Time-Writing-Your-Resume One Section at a Time Writing Your Resume


One Section at a Time Writing Your Resume

Your CV can be a complete success.

However, it takes time and effort to get the approval of the hiring managers (who ask you for a face-to-face meeting). Common sense would tell every person in the job search that writing an excellent CV is essential. But not everyone is ready to make an effort. There are several reasons for this, but for the purpose of this article, the focus will be on people who have never written a CV before.

Maybe you are:

Sometimes it seems like the task is just too daunting. Since you have no experience writing a CV, you are concerned that the process will be very time-consuming and time-consuming. Is it possible that you simply can not handle the task?

That is very understandable. However, there are ways to resolve your concerns. Think through each section of the resume and edit it one at a time. Try not to think about the whole piece of paper. Just worry about one section at a time.

Writing a CV, like most things, seems to be more complicated than it is. Once you get into the rhythm of writing and reviewing your past achievements, it becomes a much easier task. There is no steep learning curve as in statistics, in physics or when writing a bestseller. It’s just about progressing step by step.

Yes, of course you could hire someone to write your resume for you, but guess what? You still need to spend the same amount of time thinking through all your previous employers, your educational background, your goal, and so on. They spend money and still have to think a lot.

People who write CVs do not have the habit of reading thoughts.

You would still have to write down all the information that should be included in your resume. You only save time when deciding what to go where and which keywords best highlight your skills and achievements.

Each resume consists of several sections. Take some time to learn what’s going on in each section, and you’re already on the right track. Here is a list of the CV sections:

Heading / contact information
work experience
Honors / Activities / Achievements / Publications
Other sections

You can find more information about each section by clicking on this link: The Resume Outline. There is a page for each section. The descriptions contain clear and succinct explanations of the individual areas and their effects.

The best person to write your CV is YOU! Take the time to write it yourself and you will be better off in several ways.

First, it will only be one more thing that you have conquered in your life (and never forget the importance of such victories).

Second, you will have something to build on from this point on. You do not have to hire someone every time you want to make changes.

Third, and most importantly, you are much better prepared when it comes to the interview. If you take the time to work through this process yourself, you have the confidence to answer the questions of the interviewers – because you know the topic inside out.

Show them what you have!

Carla Vaughan, Owner / Webmaster

When you’re done creating your CV, follow this link:
Resume Do’s and Don’ts. You can compare your resume with this list to make sure everything is fine.