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It's a catch-22: You want a job to gain experience, but you can't find a job because previous experience is required. Don't be discouraged.  Follow these steps to create a winning resume.

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It's a catch-22: You want a job to gain experience, but you can't find a job because previous experience is required.

Don't be discouraged. You can still put your best foot forward and have a shot at the job. Follow these steps to create a winning resume:

Select the Right Format

The two most effective resume formats for entry-level workers are functional and combination. Steer clear of strictly chronological resumes, which place emphasis on your work history.

Functional resumes emphasize your related skills while downplaying your work chronology. Rather than citing dates of employment, this format uses categories to highlight your aptitudes. For example, if you're seeking a secretarial position but don't have any related experience, you may create the following categories: "Computer Skills," "Interpersonal Communications" and "Office Management Abilities." The latter may refer to managing your own home office, for example.

A combination resume is a chronological resume that leads with a Qualifications Summary, in which you emphasize the credentials that most qualify you for the job you're trying to land. Strategically order the sections in your resume to best suit your qualifications, placing more relevant categories, such as Education, Key Skills, Volunteer Work, etc., before your work history.

Assess What You Offer

What you lack in real-world experience you may make up for in your motivation to excel. Put yourself in the hiring manager's shoes and ask, "Why should I hire this person when there are 100 other applicants with more experience?"...


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