Change is Coming!

We all know change is inevitable, right? Well, after much thought and consideration, and nearly 30 years of improving resumes for people across the globe, Peterson’s has decided to wind down our interests in ResumeEdge. While the service will be temporarily unavailable to new users, there’s a new strategy in the works, and we hope to introduce a new version shortly – please check back soon for more information.

If you just signed up for ResumeEdge, don’t worry, we’ve got your back and will continue to provide you with our services through March 31st. We know that many of you have come to rely on ResumeEdge, and we want to thank you all for your trust in our product, and encourage you to come back for more information on how to access the new product.

Thank you again, and we’ll see you soon!

Global Resumes & Cover Letters: Italy

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: January 22, 2009 at 6:34 pm


Resume Guidelines

Personal Information (Include):

1. Date of Birth
2. Place of Birth
3. Marital Status
4. # of Children


1. Include secondary/high school information
2. Grades received
3. For university studies, include thesis title and professor you worked with; also if you graduated within minimum amount of years (four)
4. Study abroad, including when, where, and length of time
5. Mention relevant extracurricular activities, steering clear of religious/political references

Professional Experience:

1. Dates: Month/Year you started job; Month/Year you left job
2. Include company descriptors, including if its national/multination company, headquarter location, # of employees in your division, and turnover rate.
3. Explain gaps in employment
4. Specify if employment was part time or contract

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills (Levels of Expertise)
2. Computer Skills

Length: No longer than two pages

Cover Letter Guidelines

1. Position you’re applying for and why
2. Skills, experience, abilities that will be valuable to targeted company

Format & Length: Handwritten letters are preferred; no longer than ½ page in length