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Resume Development Tips

Here are some tips to write a nice, attractive resume:

  • Length- New grad: 1 page- 3-5 years experience: 2 pages- Manager: 2 pages- Maximum 4 pages (ex. very technical skills)
  • Content- Summary statement to catch the reader’s attention- List computer skills- State language skills: JPLT (N1), TOEIC (800)- Awards, certifications- No picture necessary

Online Resume Presence

  • Resume loaded onto ‘public’ domain- ex. Linkedin, Glassdoor
  • Can result in unwanted solicitation- Use privacy settings
  • Recruiters can easily find you- So can your boss!
  • Recommended for aggressive job search to find a new job quickly