Here is one of my favorite samples of an engineering resume, which was published Expert Resumes for Computer and Web Jobs, published by Jist Works and written by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark, two well-known gurus of the career services industry.

Four sample of my resumes were published in this book – plus excellent samples from other resume writers – so I urge you to find a copy.

My early background was EE – Bachelor’s and Master’s in EE and my particular specialty was tuning controls for radar receivers. Those were the “old days” when EEs were mostly doing projects that actually involved electricity. Here is a sample of a modern electrical engineer whose primary area is software and firmware.

Mentioned right up at the top – a branding claim that really sets him apart: “Inventor of ingenious spam filters used by one of the  world’s biggest Internet companies.” That’s one of his biggest areas of contribution for employers – it’s a bold claim and succinct. Potential employers “get it” right away.

Here’s the full sample:












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