Why do you need different resumes for different job applications?

Essentially, you would opt for separate resumes if the varying types of jobs you’re pursuing require substantially distinct experience, knowledge, skills and/or credentials. Therefore it seems natural for our Welder to use a Welding resume for jobs in her existing field, and another one for Quality Control Assistants.

Why is it important to have more than one resume?

One of the most important reasons to have more than one resume is so that you do not have to edit your resume (which has everything in your life) every time you send it to different employers in different professional sectors.

Is it better to have your resume on one page or two?

A resume should typically be only one page in length. However, there are certain circumstances under which a two-page resume is acceptable. As long as all the information that is included is important and relevant to the employer, resume length is secondary.

What should and should not be on a resume?

15 Things You Should Not Include in a ResumeResume objective statement. Unprofessional email. Full mailing address. Multiple phone numbers. Outdated or irrelevant social media profiles. Personal details. Headshot. Buzzwords.

Can I put coursera on my resume?

Create a section on your resume that is part of your education section and call it “Continuing Education”. Then list the courses out underneath it with information just like this: I put it as a brief blurb in my Summary of Qualifications section as “Completed 4 MOOC courses – 3 with Coursera and 1 with iVersity.”