Top Tips for a great Resume
To achieve the best results in your resume, applicants often seek help from professional resume writers. As experts in the field, we know exactly what needs to be done to revise your resume up to expected standards. A concise and clear summary (or career objective) is a must in a resume. It’s akin to an elevator pitch. Your prospective employer gets a birds eye view of his candidate. This quick and brief introduction helps the interviewer to judge the potential of the applicant.
Here are some useful tips to spruce up your resume
- Research the company
When you are applying for a job, it is always a good idea to do some background research on the company. Go to their website, glance through their annual report, read through the Chairman’s or Managing Director’s message. It will tell you a lot of about the company and its ethics. Use their words and ideas as a reflection in your resume. It is a useful form of mirroring.
- Inclusion of Results
If you are applying for the posts that have quantified result, then including it in the resume summary is going to do no harm. This is significant in the case of an applicant who has a bright sales background. Use bullet points and be clear and concise
- Emphasizing any Special Achievement
Make sure you include any special achievements in the summary of your resume .
- Improving the bottom line
Be sure to give an accurate summarised work description of your past experience and the organisation you have worked for. Also write about how you can help the organisation where you are seeking a job. How will they benefit by hiring you. After all, remember that they will only employ you if you can improve their bottom line.
- Use Bullet Points
Easy reading on the eye is imperative when HR or management is sifting through hundreds of applications. If your resume is going to go through an applicant tracking system, having a clearly crafted resume is vitally important. It is to your benefit to make their job easier. Therefore, it is important to make sure that all the information that you want to convey to the interviewer is precise. Using bullet points and short sharp sentences are the best way to do this.
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