The resume is a selling tool
that outlines your skills and experiences so an employer can see, at a glance, how you can contribute to the employer's workplace.
Your resume has to sell you in short order. While you may have all the requirements for a particular position, your resume is a failure if the employer does not instantly come to the conclusion that you "have what it takes." The first hurdle your resume has to pass--whether it ends up in the "consider file" or the "reject file"--may take less than thirty seconds.
Follow the tracks to learn what it takes to make an effective resume.