Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6a Resume Writing A resume is an excellent way to provide a potential employer with information about yourself. A resume is:  a one- or two-page document listing your education, work experience, activities, interests, personal qualities, and skills  an opportunity for you to highlight your abilities, strengths, and accomplishments  a brief summary of who you are There are a number of resume formats, and variety of resume examples can be found in books and online. The resume format shown here works well for someone who hasn’t had a great deal of work experience.