This is your sales pitch. Keep it short. Keep it precise.
Don't ramble. Stay focused. Write no more than one sentence.
Or two, but only if you absolutely have to.
This is your work history. Use the chronological, functional,
or combination approach - whichever suits your needs. All
three are good.
the following facts:
Dates of employment. Make sure you don't leave a gap in years.
Employers like to see the fact that you were always employed.
Even if you were unemployed, put down something that you did
that was meaningful, like going back to school, or volunteering.
Name and location of your employer.
Type of work you did. Give not only the position title, but
also a very brief description of what you actually did.
Use the chronological method to summarize the skills and education
that make you the ideal candidate for the job you're applying
for. Don't use the shotgun approach, which means trying to
get a broad coverage. Stay focused. Emphasize those skills,
the education and training that specifically pertain to the
position you're applying for.
where a lot of people make themselves irrelevant by throwing
in everything but the kitchen sink. Don't make the employer
wade through everything you've done. Lead him through the
highlights of your education and training that clearly fit
the type of skills he or she is looking for.