How You Can Write a Great Resume
When you write your resume this is the first impression of you that your potential employer gets. So writing a resume that makes you stand out would be a big plus for you. Yes? These tips will help you create a great resume.
First write out everything about your experience, special talents, training and what makes you unique. Keep in mind the position you are looking for so you can tailor your final write up using these notes.
Sell yourself to your prospective employer. Use powerful statements about your talents.
Make sure that you show that you have the job knowledge. Write notes as to why you would be the best person for the job before you write your resume.
Use powerful words such as, achieved, appraised, compiled, determined, reorganized, supervised, suggested, tested, just to name a few.
Avoid using the words work history or employment in your experience section. Instead use professional history or professional experience.
If possible do your best to find out who will be reviewing your résumé's and address each one to them personally in your cover letter.
Be careful not to ramble. Keep focused. Stay on topic. Talk about your career and always be truthful about the statements you are making. Any untruths or white lies will come up and bite you...
Do use the best paper and printer for your resume. If you are doing it yourself there is special resume paper and envelopes available at the large office supply stores. There is a chapter in the book "Think and Grow Rich" which actually addresses the issues about making yourself stand out with the presentation of your resume.
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