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What is a Resume?

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What is a Resume?
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Definition: A resume is a written compilation of your education, work experience, credentials, and accomplishments and is used to apply for jobs.

There are several basic types of resumes used to apply for job openings. Depending on your personal circumstances, choose a chronological, a functional, combination, or a targeted resume.

A resume is typically sent with a cover letter that provides additional information on your skills and experience to apply for jobs.

Pronunciation: re-su-mé

Alternate Spellings: résumé, resumé

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