Gather the following information before you begin to write your resume:
BASIC DATA on YOU - Name, address, city, state, zip code, and telephone number;
SUMMARY of YOUR SKILLS - Skills summary: What have you done or what can you accomplish that relates to your job target or area of interest? Be specific about skills that may set you apart from other job seekers;
WORK HISTORY and EXPERIENCE - Work history and experience: List all jobs so there are no gaps in time. Include job title, employer and contact data, dates of employment, responsibilities, and key accomplishments; and
EDUCATION and MILITARY SERVICE -Education and military service: high school through college and/or vocational training, certificates, and licenses.