Creating your resume
3. Questions to ask yourself

Creating your resumeA resume is a constant work in process and should be updated with new achievements and experiences regularly. Sense check your resume and ask yourself pointed questions as to what is relevant or of interest to a potential boss.

Is your contact information clear and professional?
Create a new professional email address if necessary. Make sure the phone number you list has a a professional voicemail message.

Have you included enough detail about your current company?
For example, what industry is the company in, what services does your business offer, is it a global, national or local firm?

Have you included education, certifications and memberships groups?

Not only is this is important information but demonstrates an ambitious and proactive nature.

Do your hobbies and interests add any value to your application?

These are optional, but if you do include them, keep it brief. Personal interests are an opportunity to show how your personality is suited to that of the business/job you’re applying to.