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How to Start a Resume: Guide with 15+ Starters & Tips

How to Start a Resume: Guide with 15+ Starters & Tips

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Consider this before we explain how to start a resume:

 

After days of searching, you’ve found the one—a dream job with great benefits, a schedule that makes sense, and responsibilities you can be proud of.

 

All you need to do is just start writing a resume.

 

And here you are - still staring at the blinking cursor on your screen, unable to take that first step.

 

Questions start rushing in. How do you start a resume? What are some great resume openers? Your resume should always begin with the title resume at the top - true or false?

 

Relax. We’ll show you how to start a resume with a bang. Step by step. You’ll soon be well on the way to writing the perfect job-winning resume.

 

Here's what we'll cover together in this resume guide:

 

  • How to start a resume with a bang that makes hiring you the recruiter’s priority..
  • Samples of the best resume sentence starters to get the hiring managers hooked.
  • Best way to start a resume with no job experience (or with just a little).
  • How to start writing a resume that ends up better than the competition’s.

 

Here's a sample resume for an IT specialist made using our resume builder.  

 

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Christian is a career expert and Certified Professional Resume Writer who has been writing for Zety since 2017. From job hunting to acing interviews to settling in on the first days at a new career, his guides cover the entire career spectrum.
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