Welcome back! One of the most important things you can do to improve the chances of landing a coding job is improving your resume, so let’s talk about one of my favorite templates that I personally use. Now, there is no 100% perfect resume for everyone, but out of all of the templates i’ve used, this one seems to be the best one (at-least for me), let’s see what it is:
The template is very basic but it’s very powerful, here it is:
Great, now let’s get into more details about it, obviously the name thing is self explanatory, the website could be your Github, Medium profile or any other website you have and you should always have your LinkedIn profile on your resume.
This is a very important segment of your resume, and really the one area that can be moved up or down in your resume. Starting off, in almost every single job i’ve applied to they have highlighted certain education requirements (having a bachelors, masters, certificates, etc.), if you fulfill those requirements then by all means keep this on top, but if you don’t have the exact requirements it may be best to move this down below your work history or personal projects.
Programming languages / Technologies
This is a big one, I literally just put a quick little summary of programming languages / technologies that I know, it may seem dumb but here’s the reasoning: Almost every single website you submit your resume to has a pre built filter, so it’ll pretty much scan your resume for keywords, so if you have every language you know, whether you listed it anywhere else, will at-least increase your chances of getting an interview in my experience. On my resume this little block…