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What to Include in a Resume

By December 17, 2013

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Resume and Cover Letter

Need help compiling the information for your resume? Here is what to include in a resume, along with the appropriate format and advice on what information include in each section.

Take a look, as well, at formatted examples of each section of a resume including contact information, experience, education, skills, as well as optional sections like a resume objective, resume title and a career summary.

On a related note, when you are writing a cover letter, there is specific information that needs to be included. Your cover letter will include a contact section, a salutation, information on why you are qualified for the job, a closing, and your signature. Here's what to include in a cover letter to send with a resume when you apply for a job.

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