Get Noticed With Your Resume
Your resume is one of the most important parts of your portfolio. This piece of paper can often mean the difference between landing your dream job or not. The thing about resumes is that what works and what doesn’t work is always changing. As a best practice, it makes sense to update your resume before starting a job search or even better – automatically update it each year so that it is ready to go.
However, updating a resume is sometimes easier said than done. Whether you don’t have the time or you are unclear on what is working in today’s job market, taking the time to polish it and prepare it for distribution can feel daunting. To help you make sure that you make the best possible first impression, The Daily Muse, a website that offers great career and job search advice, has an extensive list of 45 Quick Changes that Help Your Resume Get Noticed.
You can view the entire article here: http://www.themuse.com/advice/45-quick-changes-that-help-your-resume-get-noticed.
They have their tips separated out based on time. For example, there are tips if you have 2 minutes, 5 minutes and 10 to 15 minutes. This will help you streamline your efforts so you know exactly what you can accomplish in a short amount of time.
Take the overwhelm and frustration of updating your resume by following the tips and advice from The Daily Muse.
And I’d really like to hear your favorite resume tip too. Share it in the comments below.