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4 Resume Writing Rules For Listing Your Accomplishments

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If you haven’t heard it before, here it is: Your resume needs to showcase the top accomplishments you’ve achieved on the job. Employers want to hire the best talent and they won’t have a reason to consider you for their job opening unless your resume presents an indication of the success you have had in your previous work. Begin with an action verb. Don Goodman’s firm was rated as the #1 Resume Writing Service in 2013 & 2014. Job Search Resume

10-Minute LinkedIn Makeover

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The title/tagline block is the #1 place LinkedIn draws key words from when ranking ordering profiles in recruiter and employer searches. Although you have limited space in which to clarify your career goals, key skills/achievements, or credentials, your title can communicate a lot in 120 characters. Include multiple career targets if you are in active search mode and pursuing more than one title. Remove Early Career Roles. Shorten Your Job Listings.

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4 Tips On Backing Up Your Soft Skills With Hard Facts

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While soft skills are important to employers, simply labelling the resume with these words or saying it at the job interview won’t produce much results. On the resume, it may help improve your ranking with the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) looking for keyword matches, but to the hiring manager reviewing your resume and conducting the interview, it’s simply fluff. Here’s what you have to do on the resume and at the job interview: 1.

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5 Ways To Use Bullet Points On Resumes

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While bullet points can help with highlighting key information like major accomplishments and success on the job, when it’s not used properly, the power of the bullet point is lost on the resume. Numbers and figure tend to be more eye-catching on the resume and it informs the hiring manager upfront exactly what you’ve been able to do with your experience and skills in a measurable manner. Don Goodman’s firm was rated as the #1 Resume Writing Service in 2013, 2014, and 2015.

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6 Tips For Using Bullet Points On Your Resume

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For example, under the information for your current employer, job title, and employment period, begin with a short paragraph highlighting what you do and then follow it up with three or four bullet points that directly highlight your accomplishments and success on the job. Consider what’s important for the job and select the most relevant points that will detail what you’ve done, how you’ve done it, and what results were made. Job Search Resume seconds.

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