Our consultants at Aaxiom Healthcare Staffing wanted to put together some basic resume / CV writing tips.  Please contact us if you would like a personalized review of your documents.


Title / Header


First and Last Name

Street Address

City, State, Zip

Phone (Cell/Home)

Email Address


Objective (optional)


What do you want to do? If you include this section it should be a sentence or two about your employment goals. A customized objective that describes why you are the perfect candidate for the job can help your resume stand out from the competition.


Summary/ Career Highlights / Qualifications


This section should highlight what you have to offer.  It should list your key achievements, skills, traits, and experience relevant to the position for which you are applying can serve dual purposes. It highlights your relevant experience and lets the prospective employer know that you have taken the time to create a resume that shows how you are qualified for the job.




In the education section of your resume, list the colleges you attended, the degrees you attained, and any special awards and honors you earned. -College, City, State, Degree, Year Degree Earned -Awards, Honors


Experience (Start with the most current position)


This section of your resume includes your work history. List the companies you worked for, dates of employment, the positions you held and a bulleted list of responsibilities and achievements.


Company #1 City, State                                                                    Dates Worked

Job Title Responsibilities / Achievements

Company #2 City, State                                                                    Dates Worked

Job Title Responsibilities / Achievements



List all your board certifications (be specific) and dates

List all of your state licenses, both active and inactive

Professional Organizations

Professional organizations and memberships

 References available upon request

 There is no need to include references on your resume. Rather, have a separate list of references to give to employers upon request.



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