ABOUT RESUMÉS

Resumés are a product for which information is crucial. With most such products, the problem is just the general public’s lack of information about a specialized subject. With resumés, it’s worse. There’s an exceptional amount of misinformation about resumés, and much of it is echoed by supposedly authoritative sources, not to mention your friends, relatives, and co-workers.

There are several pages of information for you on this site. They’re described below, and farther down on this page the contents of each is listed, with direct links to each topic on each page.

 

TIPS & MYTHS

If you’re inclined to rely on conventional wisdom about resumés, start with this page. It will change the way you think about resumés. Includes a section on “Killer Myths”—common myths about resumés that can wreck your job search even if you do everything else right. And don’t miss the “#1 Resumé Tip”, to learn why there’s so much misinformation around.

go to Tips & Myths page

FAQ (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

Brief answers to common questions, with links to other places on the site where fuller answers are given, usually along with other information on the topic. Fuller information on many of these questions will be found in the Resumé Encyclopedia, below.

go to FAQ page

RESUMÉ ENCYCLOPEDIA

Fuller discussions of a number of resumé topics—especially questions about terminology, types of resumés, document formats, and resumé technology. Resume terminology can be confusing and inconsistent, not to mention that some of it is meaningless hype. Technology is a much more important aspect of resumés than most job-hunters realize, and we cover the basics here.

go to Resumé Encyclopedia page

TIPS & MYTHS

go to Tips & Myths page

 

F.A.Q.:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT RESUMÉS

go to FAQ page

 

RESUMÉ ENCYCLOPEDIA

go to Resumé Encyclopedia page

 

 

 

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Truth emerges more readily from error than from confusion.

—Francis Bacon, Novum Organum   

 

It is better to know less than to know so much that ain’t so.

—Josh Billings   

 

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