Whether feverishly searching for a new job or happily experiencing a season of job stability, keeping your resume updated is always a good idea. Unexpected opportunities may arise, or employment security can change suddenly and without notice. Waiting to create (or update) a resume until an emergency strikes is asking for additional stress and unnecessary pressure during what may already be a stressful time. The good news is, building a strong resume that will catch the attention of future employers can take as little as an hour, while also providing peace of mind in the event of an unfortunate job loss. When creating or updating your resume, you'll want to make sure you're familiar with the basics, so your resume stands out from the rest. Below are the top questions to consider when writing your resume.