A resume is a marketing tool that includes your education and relevant experience and accomplishments. The goal of your resume is to entice employers to invite you for an interview. Employers spend an average of 20 seconds evaluating your resume so it must be easy to read, concise and well written.

The examples provided in the following sections are designed for chronological resumes, which list your experiences in reverse chronological order (i.e. your most current job first). The chronological resume is most commonly and widely accepted.