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Creating Your First Resume

A Step-by-Step Guide to Write Your First Competitive Resume

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Creating Your First Resume
ISBN: 978-0-98614-210-9

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Pages: 74

Copyright: 2016

Size: 8.5 x 11

Kathryn Troutman with Paulina Chen


Creating Your First Resume is an ideal resource for teaching young people about the importance of a resume and how to create an effective one. This book provides young people with a wealth of realistic resume samples that will help them write a resume that fits their needs.

This edition includes more than a dozen resume samples that will help young people write a first resume that fits their needs. The resume samples have appealing designs and demonstrate how to use graphs, logos, charts, and columns to enhance the look and content of the resume. This edition also includes resume samples that represent the push toward STEM technical programs to provide training and certifications for young people.

Sample resumes include:

  • College acceptance resumes
  • Technical training/certification resumes
  • Internship resume
  • Job resumes
  • Military resumes
  • Federal resumes
Author Bio

Kathryn Troutman is a leading expert in federal jobs with over 40 years of experience in helping people understand how to successfully apply for federal jobs. Troutman wrote the first book on the federal resume format in 1995. These days, she is known as the “Federal Resume Guru,” and hundreds of US government agencies have hired Troutman to speak as a master trainer.