Author : Marlisa Ford.
Published : Sat, Sep 28th 2019 08:13 AM.
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Knowing how to make a resume is very important if you want to secure a good job. However, creating a resume that provides an excellent first impression of you to the person that is reviewing it can be very difficult. You need to ensure that it is formatted in a way that will get you the attention that you need and that the information that is included is relevant to the position you are applying for. You want to showcase your strengths so you will be remembered as the best choice to fill the open position. This can be challenging but there are several ways that you can ensure to submit the best possible resume.
Also, do not forget cover letters. This the single best way to showcase how you would fit each job opportunity. Even if you decide to stick with one version of your resume, each cover letter must be customized to be effective. Here again, you will start to feel pain in your bank account if you do not master the skills to tailor your own resume and cover letters accordingly.
As an example, lets say at your current job you have been called on to handle a wide range of tasks - and you have carried them out exceptionally well. The problem is, you may not want to list all of those responsibilities in a single resume. That might give the impression that you are not focused on any particular expertise and that may put you at a disadvantage. Better to research what skill sets and what role the company you are interested in is looking to fill. Then, tune your resume accordingly. Takes more time? Yes. Gets better results?