XPastor has some samples of great resumes—either for you that need help in preparing your resume or for newcomers to the hiring process that need help knowing what a great resume looks like. David Fletcher put his stamp of approval on this resume and his comments are below, as well as picture links to the original resume and revised resume.
What a great resume to read! Take a look at John’s original resume and then at John’s revised resume:
- Great looking color picture—warm, personable and professional
- Fascinating use of key words in the left margin
- He hooks your interest on the first page
- On the first page it’s easy to get to know his personal and ministry mission
- Pages 2 and following have good, detailed information
- Contact information in the footer of each page, a nice addition for any Search Committee member
Because of John’s resume, good contacts and God’s providence, John became the Pastor of College and Young Singles at Creek Baptist Church in Allen, Texas.