The following guidelines are meant to assist you in presenting yourself professionally to potential employers and/or experience providers and to help you show them how you meet their needs. Many different ideas exist on the proper procedure and style for creating a résumé. Some people insist on one thing, some on another. So who's right? Your audience. Though the style you use and the information you include in a résumé is ultimately yours, the most important thing you can do, in all phases of the job search, is to know the needs of your audience and tailor your résumé accordingly.