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A Sample Resume Template Can Help Get the First Interview

By Larry Washington

Trying to land that perfect job that's come your way? A sample resume template can help you do just that.

A sample resume can help you get that first interview. That's one step closer to getting through your future employer's door. That's is your goal...right?

You might be wondering "How can a sample resume template help me get an interview?"


You use it to help spark an idea as to how you may want to tailor your resume. It helps you create an idea which can transfer over to your resume.

This is how a sample resume template can help your resume look it's best!

Always remember that the best resumes will get the interviews.

Do not do a half decent job when using a sample resume template to build your resume.

That's because it's easy to get complacent when an example is lying there in front of you. Always be creative and try to limit your resume to one page (2 pages max).

Remember, a hiring manager is on a schedule and doesn't have time to read through pages and pages of information.

Many of the sample resume templates are designed with a very high quality and look very professional.

This can help insure you have the best chance at getting the job offer. More job offers equals more opportunities.

Sample resume templates are very simple to use. All that is required is for you to put your content in where the sample text is. Remember to always be creative and use action words to describe yourself.

For example: you were responsible for leading a project with a group of 5 colleagues. This would immediately tell the manager that you are a leader.

In other words"

Sell yourself!

Selling yourself will leave a long lasting impression when the hiring manager reads your resume. Doing that will work wonders when the manager starts to narrow down his/her decision.

If you need help writing a resume, it's a good idea to reference a sample resume template to get going. It can help you spark ideas and also lead to getting the interview.

Following this tip for sample resume templates can pay off big in the long run!

Good luck to you in your career.

About The Author

Larry Washington is the founder of His website is dedicated to providing individuals with tips on how to write a resume to get the job.

If you're looking for more information about resume writing, feel free to visit and check out the resume help section for more tips.

Copyright 2006 Larry Washington. This article may be reprinted if this resource box is left intact.


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