The video emphasizes the importance of creating a strong first impression through strategic structure and formatting of a resume. It suggests organizing experiences and reflecting on the skills and results to be highlighted. A professional, consistent, and easy-to-read resume is recommended, and it is essential to balance text and white space for readability, use a professional font, and ensure all experiences are organized the same way. The video provides tips on formatting and structuring a resume and advises against templates, tables, and falsifying information, while emphasizing the need to tailor the resume to the specific position. Finally, it reminds viewers to review and proofread the resume, save it with an appropriate name, and submit it as a .pdf when emailing it, if instructed.