It is a well-known fact that human resource managers spend 10-15 seconds reviewing a resume.Â Here are some resume tips that may make your resume the one that they consider. Remember you are marketing yourself through your resume.
- Keep it Professional
Your resume is a professional document so keep it clean. Do not include a picture or unnecessary information. Keep it professional.
- Make it targeted
The more targeted your resume is to the position you are applying for, the more likely it will be read and you can land that all-important interview.
- Make sure it is well written
A well written resume speaks volumes about your focus and will make an immediate impression versus a long winded overwhelming resume.
- Self- Promote
Your resume is a marketing tool. Promote and sell yourself!
- Make it Tailored
Every Job is different. Tailor your resume to the position you are applying for. A blanket resume does not get read.
- Remember: Quality over Quantity
Your resume is not your life story. Stick to relevant facts.
- Keep it Simple
No fancy fonts, colors or italics. Your resume is not a work of art and many scanning softwareâ€™s will not be able to read it if it is too â€śfancyâ€ť.
- Have Correct Spelling/Grammar/Punctuation
Use spell and grammar check and reread your resume and have someone else read it to be sure there are no errors.
- Keep it Consistent
Be sure your resume is written in a logical and easy to read manner. Be consistent with margins, line spacing.
- Donâ€™t Mention Money
Unless you are asked about money, do not mention it.
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