Prepare: Prior to beginning work on this assignment watch the Week 4 Assignment video (Links to an external site.), review the sample resumes, check Support U for resources including a model assignment, and read the following:
- The Most In-Demand Hard and Soft Skills of 2020 (Links to an external site.)
- Examples from the Workplace (Links to an external site.)
Reflect: Once you are ready to take the next step in your professional journey, digital tools can help you prepare for and find that perfect position. Think about the tools you have in your personal skillset. What strengths will you highlight in your career search? Consider your past work experience to help you decide which resume template to complete. If you already have considerable work history and education under your belt, then the reverse chronological resume is the one to choose. However, if your work history is limited or consists of several short jobs, a functional resume might be the better option as it places more emphasis on skills than work history.
Write: Select and complete the template that best fits your experience and background: