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Write an Unforgettable Resume

Are you afraid to put yourself out there at the risk of being overlooked in a competitive job market? You’re not alone. Thousands of talented individuals across the world struggle to stand out, and find themselves utterly lost when creating a resume that even remotely reflects their skills – let alone seems impressive enough for employers. We know exactly what it’s like, here are some tips and tricks to help you develop an unforgettable resume!

Tips and Tricks

How To Write A Resume

A standout resume should include the following components:

1. Tailor your resume to the specific job you’re applying for: Study the job description and company culture and customize your resume to match the requirements and values of the job.

2. Use a clear and easy-to-read format: A well-organized and visually appealing resume is more likely to catch the attention of the recruiter. Use a font size between 10 and 12 and maintain consistent spacing throughout the document.

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3. Start with a strong summary or objective statement that highlights your skills and experience: This section should be a brief overview of your qualifications and what you can bring to the table. Focus on your most relevant skills and experience

4.Use bullet points to list your accomplishments, rather than just your job duties: Instead of simply listing your job responsibilities, use bullet points to highlight your achievements and the impact you made in your previous roles.

5. Use a professional email address and include your contact information: Make sure your email address is professional and appropriate for a job application. Also, include your phone number and LinkedIn profile (if you have one) so that recruiters can easily get in touch with you.

6. Use keywords from the job description to help your resume get past automated screening systems: Many companies use automated screening systems to filter resumes. By using keywords from the job description, you increase your chances of getting past these systems.

7. Keep your resume concise and focused, ideally one or two pages: Recruiters review hundreds of resumes for each job posting, so it’s important to keep your resume concise and focused. Ideally, it should be one or two pages long.

8. Use action verbs to describe your accomplishments and responsibilities: Action verbs help to showcase your achievements and make your resume more engaging. Examples of action verbs include “managed,” “led,” “created,” “implemented,” etc.

9. Proofread for errors and have someone else review it as well: Spelling and grammar errors can make a bad first impression, so it’s important to proofread your resume carefully. Have someone else review it as well to catch any mistakes you might have missed.

10. Be honest and accurate in your representation of your skills and experience: It’s important to be honest about your skills and experience. Don’t exaggerate or lie on your resume, as this can lead to problems down the road if you’re hired based on false information.

Follow these easy tips and you’ll be well on your way to crafting a resume that stands out from the crowd and lands you your dream job.

Let us take the weight off your shoulders and get help you get your resume seen!

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