# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Digital and Social Media Marketing Task 1522831711

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe essential elements of a traditional and an electronic résumé.


Description should incorporate the concept that both résumé types should include information that is
  • complete
  • accurate
  • effectively organized.
Description should also include the concept that the electronic résumé should include
  • attention to security concerns
  • keywords
  • use of scanner-friendly format
  • consideration of file type.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are some challenges in responding to a job opening electronically?
  • Is one type of résumé more effective than the other? Why or why not?
  • What is the importance of having both a traditional and an electronic résumé?
  • What are alternative forms that some résumés may take?
  • How does one determine whether a traditional or an electronic résumé is appropriate for a given situation?
  • When might a traditional résumé be the best choice?
  • What are some methods for identifying the most effective key words to include in an electronic résumé?
  • Why should résumés posted on the internet have a keywords section?
  • How can an online resume builder help?

Other Related Standards

National MBAResearch Standards-Business Administration

Implement job-seeking skills to obtain employment.


Participate in career planning to enhance job-success potential.