1. What is the purpose of a resume?

To get a job interview. To structure the interview process. To remind the interviewer of you after you’re gone. To serve as the basis for justifying the hiring decision to others.

 2. What are the absolute, unbreakable rules of resume writing?

We believe there are only two absolute rules in resume writing. These rules, however, are absolutes: No typos or misspellings and do not lie.

 3. What are the most important aspects of a resume, and how can I remember them?

The most important things to remember about writing an effective resume can be encapsulated in a six-letter acronym, FAKTSA, in which the letters stand for: Focus, appearance, keywords, transferrable skills and accomplishments.