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5 Best Resources on Writing a Killer Resume

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Writing your resume can be a frustrating experience. Ask 10 people for their opinions and you’ll get 10 different answers! In order to help you sort out conflicting advice, we’ve compiled a few of our best articles and resources on resumes. 

How to Make Your Resume Stand Out: Career coach and resume writer Ed Hallenbeck shares his thoughts on resume development to help you make your resume stand out from the crowd;

Resume Essentials: Lakeisha Matthews describes her recipe for developing a resume that will stand the test of time with a particular focus for Instructional Designers; 

Resumes for Online Applications: Lynne Williams provides excellent advice on formatting your resume for online applications to avoid the online application black hole


Members Only Resources: Going a step further, ATD held a members-only webcast on Friday, November 20th about how to develop a resume that will get you noticed. During that webcast, we unveiled our resume template for ATD members which is available in the members-only library. 

Not a member? Check out the TD at Work “Marketing Your Career Brand” for more advice on developing your resume.

About the Author

Sue Kaiden is senior project manager, credentialing for the ATD Certification Institute. In this role, she supports candidates throughout the decision and preparation process and manages recertification for APTD and CPTD credential holders. Prior to joining the CI team, she served as manager of the career development community at ATD where she oversaw content and services related to career development, including ATD's Job Bank.

She is the author of “Keeping Your Career on Track” (TD at Work) and the editor of Find Your Fit: A Practical Guide to Landing a Job You'll Love, a book written with 16 top-notch career coaches, published in October 2016. Kaiden holds a master of business administration degree from Cornell University and achieved the Associate Professional in Talent Development (APTD) in 2019.

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