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Resume Writing Module

The "Resume Writing" webpage discusses the resume formats preferred by hiring managers and shows you how to write your summary statement, employment history and other sections of your resume. Browse the resume samples and use the resume template to create your own resume.

Finding employment can be difficult, but it can be especially hard for military spouses because of frequent relocations and the lack of a strong network. You can increase your chances of finding a job in the field you love by having a great resume.

A resume is a tool designed to get you to the next step - an interview. Human resource screeners or hiring managers take mere seconds to decide which candidates go in the 'YES' and 'NO' piles for an interview. Your goal is to promote your skills in a brief and specific format, showing the company reviewing your resume that you have everything it takes to be the best fit for their position. You can do this by applying to positions you are well qualified for and customizing your resume for the specific position. Make it easy for the reviewer to see you are a great match for the job.

Use the information, template and resource links on the "Resume Writing" webpage to create your resume. You can also use the MySECO Resume Builder for a fast, simple method of developing your resume. If you have questions about resumes or other aspects of your job search, review the Employment Readiness lifecycle stage of MySECO, or call a SECO career coach at 800-342-9647. You can also connect directly with a SECO career professional about your unique career or education needs by clicking the ‘Live Chat’ link at the top of the page.

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