Your resume is one of the first documents your potential employer's see about you, so it is important you make it professional, informative, and appropriate for the job you are applying for.
There are various types of resumes you can craft depending on your goals and the position. Often you will want to write a resume that is targeted, meaning it is written to address the specific skills and qualifications discussed in the job posting. For more information on the different types of resumes, review Resume Types: Chronological, Functional, Combined, Targeted.
In addition to a current resume, you should have a current, relevant cover letter when applying for a position. Here are a few resources to help you craft the perfect cover letter: