Also, the Riley Guide provides templates and professional services to help answer questions on how to build your resume.
What Additional Categories and Information Should You Include?
Additional categories and information you should include depend upon your experience. Please remember, you are trying to tailor your resume to the potential employer, so your additional categories and information should best match the job description you are applying for. Additional categories and information include:
- Security Clearance – include in bold near the very top of your resume.
- Activities: Extracurricular involvement, such as sports, clubs, volunteer work, etc.
- Internship Experience
- Professional Experience
- Military Experience
- Leadership Experience
- Volunteer Experience
- Licenses and Certifications
- Professional Affiliations
- Additional Training
Apply for Your Dream Job
Finalizing your resume is the first step to applying to your dream job. Then, you will want to develop all the required documents for the job you are applying for before sending in your job application to a potential employer. Many employment applications include the following:
- Cover Letter
- Reference List
- Letters of Recommendation
- Portfolio, Writing Samples, or Employment Certificates specific to the position you are applying for
Remember, once you have applied, interviewed, and landed your dream job position, you will want to continue to update your resume following the tips and resources listed above. A polished resume can help provide career growth even after you are in your new position.