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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 the Project Manager, Credentialing for the Association for Talent Development’s Certification Institute (CI). In this role, Sue manages the preparation products used by candidates for the CPLP and APTD credentials. Prior to joining the CI team, Sue was the Manager of the Career Development community at ATD. Before coming to ATD, Sue held executive and consulting roles in the healthcare, IT, and nonprofit sectors and founded a career coaching firm, CareerEdge. In addition, she started a job search support program for unemployed and underemployed people in the Philadelphia area which she ran for 11 years. Through this program and her coaching practice, Sue helped hundreds of people find meaningful work. Sue 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 that was published in October 2016 . Sue holds an MBA from Cornell University, a BS from Miami University (Ohio), and is a certified Myers Briggs (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory practitioner.  

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