Tip 1. Do not write long paragraphs.
Most applicants write one big paragraph which is difficult for the human resource department (HR) to read. By writing about seven short paragraphs it will be easier for HR to read and the hiring manager will be able to understand each individual accomplishment.
Tip 2: Be able to prove your accomplishments
The best way to prove your accomplishments is to make sure the questionnaire matches the resume.
Tip 3: Make good use of keywords
Do not “shot gun” (using the same resume for every job vacancy.
Update each resume to match each announcement in each announcement. look for keywords which are about seven words that are repeated throughout the announcement. And use them in your resume.
To0 Many Words Spent on Irrelevant Jobs
Sometimes employees get into a job that is not great. Or you may have a job in the past that simply has nothing to do with the position for which you are applying. The solution is to keep the job(s) on the resume; just keep the description short. You can write about any transferrable skills that will be helpful for your preferred career, but don’t dwell on unnecessary details. Remember most hiring managers will focus on the most recent 5 years of your career and 10 years of work experience.
If you follow these tips you should be able to get an interview. During the interview remember the 30 second commercial “I can” “I am” “I have” Don’t forget to send a thank you letter to the person who interviewed you.