Are you considering a geographical move that requires you to search for work? Do you think you’re ready for that internal promotion? Or, have you been thinking about “what’s out there” in terms of new opportunities in your field? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you will definitely need a new or updated résumé to move forward.
Now the panic sets in. You haven’t written your résumé for over 10 years. Do you still need the same sections on your document? What do you keep, and what do you eliminate from your job history? Should there be a section that outlines your technical skills? And, how and where do you include your education?