writing an effective resume is one that gets results. All your effort that is spent on writing a good resume is worth it and on web there are uncounted web site available which will helps you to provide the tips in order to write a resume (like at the time of writing ,you need to be very selective in the information you share on a resume and only include details that are relevant to the employer and the position) . as far as concern with all these tips, it will take minimum 1 or 2 hours or sometimes more than that when we are considering to implement some effectual template in it.if I say, creating a profile on web is taking less time instead of writing resume in PDF or any other format. then you would agree, but I won't. why because linkedin is here.. [To create your short resume. click on adobe acrobat file type icon next to the printer icon] as a user of LinkedIn, determine the way that anyone who wanted to create their resume with cool template , could used their linkedin profile to get inshort resume, I wouldn't say in milliseconds but less than 10 seconds you'll have your resume in your machine in pdf format.