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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 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value

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Too many keywords in a document can actually be a negative thing, because it may make it appear you are stuffing your document for the sole purpose of ranking high in resume searches. While this varies from recruiter to recruiter, most like to see two-page resumes for job seekers with up to 10-15 years of experience. Generally, each job listed on a resume should include a brief position overview statement. Leverage Action Verbs.

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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. Here’s what you have to do on the resume and at the job interview: 1. Anyone can put down on the resume or say at the job interview that they’re hardworking, an effective communicator, highly organized, dependable, etc. Use action verbs to highlight your qualities.

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How To Create Effective Achievements On Your Resume

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In my job as a Head of Recruitment at Yieldify and in my interview coaching practice, I see a lot of resumes on a daily basis. Most of them don’t stand out – many resumes are very duty-oriented, and often what job seekers call ‘achievements’ are really their daily responsibilities. If you’ve kept customers happy or finished reports on time, you were simply doing your job. Action. The key here is to be specific and use strong action verbs.

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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. exceptional results in meeting sales goals, receiving a prestigious award or other form of recognition, or action you took that made something better or that led to impressive results). 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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