If you're a professional looking for help with resume writing, you've come to the right place.

Our resume writing experts at Hiration are preparing a compendium (resume help guide) with the most exhaustive list of resume help resources. This is all the resume writing advice you would need to prepare your resume.

We're happy to share our knowledge for free and you can go ahead and use it to create your resume.

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The resume help guide will be covering the following topics and tools that will be detailed below in some cases and will be a part of a separate post in other cases.


Resume Sections: The A-Z Guide

This section will provide you help with resume sections by providing in-depth information.

Resume sections form the framework of your resume and to write an effective resume, you need to know how to group your experience into sections.

The topics mentioned below explore each resume section in the maximum detail possible. After going through this guide on resume sections, you'll be fully equipped to write effective content for your resume.

This guide will cover all resume sections which include:

  1. Personal Information & Title (Coming Soon)

  2. Contact Details (Coming Soon)

  3. Resume Summary

  4. Resume Objective (Coming Soon)

  5. Resume Skills or Key Skills (Coming Soon)

  6. Professional Experience or Work Experience (Coming Soon)

  7. Internships (Coming Soon)

  8. Education (Coming Soon)

  9. Certifications (Coming Soon)

  10. Extra-curricular Achievements (Coming Soon)

  11. Co-curricular Achievements (Coming Soon)

  12. Additional Sections (Coming Soon)

If you think we should cover an additional section as a part of this Resume Help Guide, please give us a shout out in the comments section. We'll be happy to help you with anything we can.

If you want to use professionally written resume sections, you can directly edit them and make your resume on our online resume builder within minutes.

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Resume Structure

Most people have no idea on how to structure their resume.

The resume structure that you choose will determine how you organize your profile and professional experience.

In our experience, this is one of those areas which people ignore while making their resume when it has the strongest impact.

Not only does the resume structure determine how a recruiter looks at your resume, but it also determines how an Applicant Tracking System reads your resume.

Hence, to highly increases your chances of getting a shortlist, you should know the rules of structuring a resume.

We've created some amazing resources to help you define and implement resume structure for yourself. You can find them here:

  1. Resume Format : The complete guide with +50 Examples

  2. Chronological Resume (Coming Soon)

  3. Functional Resume (Coming Soon)

  4. Combination Resume or Hybrid Resume (Coming Soon)

  5. Resume Layout: The Complete Guide (Coming Soon)

  6. Should a resume be one page or two page long? (Coming Soon)

  7. How many words should a resume have? (Coming Soon)

  8. PDF Resume vs. Word Resume (Coming Soon)

  9. How to customize your resume structure? (Coming Soon)

  10. Single column resume layout vs. Multi column resume layout (Coming Soon)

We've applied all this knowledge about resume structure to our resume samples in our online resume builder. You can make your resume within minutes by using our templates.

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Resume Styling & Resume Formatting

Imagine two resumes- both have great content but one resume looks modern, is neat and well styled while the other is bland, text-heavy and in gray scale.

Which one would you prefer to read?

The first one, right!

Resume styling is a very important aspect of resume writing especially when human recruiters are involved. What looks good, sells!

Even with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), the styling plays a very important role in your resume getting shortlisted. There are certain styling rules that need to be taken care of to ensure that your resume is correctly parsed by an ATS.

We'll cover the following topics in this section:

  1. What colors and fonts should be used on a resume? (Coming Soon)

  2. Is it okay to use icons on a resume? (Coming Soon)

  3. What are the resume styling rules to create an ATS optimized resume? (Coming Soon)

  4. Rules for charts on a resume or Infographic Resumes (Coming Soon)

  5. The best resume templates to create a resume


Resume Examples for 50+ jobs by industries

You can use these resume examples to create your own resume.