Questions about my resume for CRNA application

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CRNA Applicant I had a question in regards to my resume I was hoping to ask. Mine is currently max 2 pages. I also condensed some jobs where I had nothing listing underneath job title and place. However, I am incorporating bullets/ table for my ED and ICU experience. How do that sound? Also, where can I find free reliable resume templates? Appreciate any assistance, Thank you!

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It's smart to condense certain job experiences on your resume, especially those that may not be directly relevant or where you don't have significant accomplishments to list.

It helps keep your resume concise and focused on the experiences that showcase your best qualifications for the position you're applying for, such as a CRNA.

Including bullet points or a table for your ED and ICU experience is highly recommended, as these are directly relevant to your desired role and are visually pleasing. This format will allow you to highlight specific duties, achievements, and skills learned, making it easier for hiring managers to see your qualifications at a glance.

As for finding free, reliable resume templates, you're in luck. There are several reputable websites where you can find a wide variety of templates to suit your needs:

  • Canva. Offers hundreds of free, designer-made resume templates that are easy to customize. You can choose a template that fits the tone and style you aim for—whether more professional or creative—and edit it within their platform.
  • It provides a library of resume templates you can build your resume on and download for free.
  • Microsoft Create. Offers customizable resume templates for free. Whether you're applying to corporate positions or creative roles, you can find a template that suits your needs. These templates are fully customizable in Microsoft Word.
  • Resume Genius. Features free MS Word resume templates that are easy to fill out and include various eye-catching designs to help you stand out.

It's important to choose a template that looks good and aligns with the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) many employers use to screen resumes. Ensure the template you select is ATS-friendly to avoid any formatting issues that could prevent your resume from being properly scanned.

Good luck with your CRNA application!

Nurse Beth