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The One-Page Vs. Two-Page Resume Dilemma

Margot Carmichael Lester | Monster Contributing Writer

February 05, 2010

The Final Word on Resume Format

All our experts agree that the key to writing an effective resume of any length is to choose elements carefully. “A good way to filter your experiences is to survey your network on the needs of employers, and sample business articles for common themes of discontent in the workplace” Green explains. “List 10 ways employers are hurting today [and] describe 10 of your skills that you can deliver to deal with them. Use your resume to convert what you have done in the past to what you can do in the future — then your phone will ring.”

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