Be clear and concise.
Clearly state your objective.
Clearly list your skills.
Your resume defines your career.
Be specific about who you are in terms of the job you seek and your career goals.
Don't sell yourself short.
Don't lie but don't ever undervalue
yourself. You can boast a
Use action words on your resume.
I found some great
action word examples from "placementmanual.com".
Use action phrases on your resume.
I found some great
action phrases examples from "Xecutive
Search Human Resource Consultants".
Show examples of your skills within
your job description.
Hi-light your skills in boldface within
the job description.
Utilized MS Access, C++,
Java for this project.
Give examples of productivity in
terms of profit for the company.
Increased revenue by 50%.
Reduced cost by 50%.
Be like Mike.
want a job like Mike's, your resume
should be similar to Mike's.
Proofread, proofread, proofread.
need to proofread your resume after you
write it. You need to
proofread your resume again the next
Tailor your resume to the job
posting. If you desire a
particular job try to show some of the
required job skills within your job
If you have references within the
company you are applying at list them.
Otherwise leave them off your
Have a colleague proofread your
resume. Come on. You
must know someone in your desired field.
Have them proofread your resume.
This is also a great way to network
which is the best way to find a job.
If you are a foreign immigrant or your grammar is not perfect have a professional
write your resume.
Consider paying a professional
resume writer. Even if
you can write well, a professional
resume writer can usually do it better.
They also take an objective look at you
and they know how to hi-light your
selling points on your resume.
This can be an investment of one
hundred to a few hundred dollars but the
return on your investment can be in the