Résumé Recommendations (Part 7)

July 5, 2012


Résumé Recommendations

  • Don’t use the same résumé for every job application. Re-craft your résumé based upon the specific job description as well as your knowledge of the organization and industry.
  • Select a format that highlights your skills and achievements.
  • Build action words into your resume.
  • Be memorable, but not annoying.
  • Don’t shy away from an electronic formats like Visual CV or about.me; here’s my about.me résumé if you want a sense of how one looks.
  • For more formatting options, check out the Microsoft templates or try Résumé Resource.
  • For convenience, it’s hard to beat Résumé Builder, which will will convert your LinkedIn profile into a résumé with many different formats.

Related Posts:

Career Move Mindset (Part 1)

Three Steps to Discover Your Values (Part 2)

Discover Your Strengths (Part 3)

Assess Your Leadership Style (Part 4)

Discover Your Hedgehog (Part 5)

Activate Your Goal  (Part 6)

Creating a Personal Marketing Plan (Part 8)

An Avatar Is Worth a 1,000 Words (Part 9)

Resumes & the Art of Storytelling (Part 10)

Work to Do Before You Network (Part 11)

Boost Your Savvy via LinkedIn (Part 12)

Put Facebook to Work (Part 13)

Increase Your Klout Score (Part 14)

4 Informational Interviewing Tips (Part 15)

Create a Personal Brand (Part 16)

4 Ways to Improve Your References (Part 17)

4 Tips for Working with Search Firms (Part 18)

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