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This style is used for an individual who is staying in the same field, has training, and/or experience consistent with the career objective, has relevant job titles, or is applying for a job in a highly traditional field. This style is the most effective for the majority of new college graduates.
This style emphasizes skill areas. It is most helpful for people who are changing careers, re-entering the job market, applying for positions for which their training and/or experience does not directly qualify them, or whose background does not emphasize their abilities for the job. The skill categories should be rank ordered to support the career objective.
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Every resume you send will need an accompanying cover letter, which can be used to inquire about possible job openings in your field or to apply for known vacancies. The main function of a cover letter is to entice the employer's interest in you so s/he will read your resume.
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