• One page – be brief but provide sufficient information
  • Consistency and clarity are key in formatting a resume
  • Utilize strong action verbs to begin your bullet points, but vary your word choice
  • Tailor your resume to each position
  • Think of results and accomplishments – quantify when possible
  • Emphasize your unique skills
  • Make your resume stand out—use a personalized heading, bold and italics, lines, etc.
  • Print your resume on high-quality paper
  • Keep your resume up-to-date with experiences, accomplishments, GPA, etc.
  • Have your resume reviewed by UTTC career center staff

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