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: Norway

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: March 3, 2009 at 9:03 am


Resume Guidelines


1. Begin with data on secondary/high school such as specific courses and programs
2. Indicate if you studied abroad
3. This section is in chronological order

Professional Experience:

1. This section is in reverse chronological order
2. Specify if employment was part or full time
3. Explain gaps in employment
4. Explain why you chose part time over full time employment

Special Skills (include):

1. Language Skills
2. Computer Skills

Military Experience: Must be included

Interests/Hobbies: Briefly describe

Format: Do NOT use a functional format; begin with education followed by experience

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
3. Include date you started your current position and personal/professional development with company
4. If unemployed at present, state that in letter

Length and Format: No more than one page; A4 page setup rather than 8 ½” x 11”