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Here is a technical resume template to give you a sense of how a resume will typically look once it is correctly structured. Of course, each IT resume should be highly individualized, and there is a fair amount of flexibility in the way in which resumes may be formatted. So there will be variations, but this template demonstrates a common way to structure a resume that works for many people.
123 Anyplace Street, City, State
Include a two or three sentence statement which summarizes your most marketable skills, qualifications and accomplishments and indicates the type of work you are currently seeking.
|Operating Systems:||List current, relevant skills.|
|Hardware:||Subheadings are used to organize your skills and make the list easier to read.|
|Software:||Use subheadings that fit with your own specific set of technical skills.|
|Networking:||Avoid full sentences, stick to a simple comma separated list of skills.|
|Languages:||This section is not the place for elaborating on accomplishments.|
|Certifications:||List your most relevant and marketable skills first.|
Job Title 2006 to present
ABC Company, City, State
Job Title 2000 to 2006
XYZ Company, City, State
Job Title 1998 to 2000
Another Company, City, State
Name of Degree, Diploma or Certificate
Any College, City, State
Again, within this technical resume template there are many possible ways to individualize a resume to meet your needs. This sample IT resume template will get you started on the way to developing an effective resume.