Resume Builder, Table of Contents:


My purpose for writing this, why you need a killer resume, and a suggested plan of attack.

HOUR ONE: Gathering Key Information.

  • Part 1: Your Resume’s Primary Mission

    Every resume must answer this simple question.

  • Part 2: The Makings of a Killer Resume

    Non-negotiable resume fundamentals.

  • Part 3: Defining and Conveying Your “Because”

    A resume strategy fit for the modern-day job seeker. Plus, how to create your value proposition.

  • Part 4: LaunchPoint Resume Brainstormer

HOUR TWO: Drafting Your Resume.

  • Part 5: The Structure and The Sections

    You know, the meat of your resume.

  • Part 6: The Formatting

    This is most important. Yet, most people get this dead wrong.  

  • Part 7: Things That Need Deleting

    These things don’t belong on any resume in 2018 and beyond.

  • Part 8: Common Questions & Important Answers

    Debunking myths and spewing truth.

HOUR THREE: Making the Resume Work for You

Part 9: Fine-tuning and Finalizing

  • LaunchPoint Resume’s Signature Resume Checklist.

    A 19-Point Resume Checklist to ensure maximum effectiveness.

Job Search Tips:

  • Tip #1: Saving your files the right way.

  • Tip #2: Explaining challenging situations (Career Bloopers).

  • Tip #3: Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) and online applications.

The Cover Letter Conundrum: A brutally honest take on cover letters.

Testimonials: A few success stories, in case you were wondering if this strategy works.

Appendix A: Example resumes & cover letters. Slice and dice as you see fit.

Appendix B: 101 Essential Resume Buzzwords

Appendix C / Zip File: Downloadable Resume Templates